How-to Brooklyn 

Step One: Move to Brooklyn
Sure, as a newbie you’ll be scorned by people who’ve been here ten years, who in turn will be scorned by people born here, who themselves are scorned by people whose grandparents were born here, all of whom are scorned by people whose ancestors fought in the Battle of Brooklyn... Such is the inevitable nature of nativist zeal. All we can say is try not to be jerk and pay attention—oh, and learning how to ingratiate yourself to your neighbors couldn’t hurt.

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