Hyperlocal NYC Neighborhoods
National news dominates the headlines, but city neighborhood issues dominate what is in the minds of most New Yorkers. Listen to what they have to say about the challenges their communities face.
L train shutdown can be boom or doom for local businesses
The 15 month repair project is expected to make it significantly more difficult for commuters to make the trek there.
A barbershop in Brooklyn that cuts hair outside the gender binary
A pop-up barbershop in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Scissors and Clippers, is offering haircuts for women with short hair and LGBTQ-identified folks, who often feel uncomfortable in regular barbershops and salons.
New York City Marathon: Williamsburg
One group of women hailed down their favorite runner with an iPad mini, the app opened as the runner moved up the block and she stopped briefly to hand off the sweatshirt tied around her waist.
Brooklynites on Hilary Clinton for President
According to a March 29th Pew Research Center Poll 59 percent of democrats say there is a “good chance” they will vote for Clinton.
NY People: Roger Mamedov, MMA Academy owner and instructor
by Thom Friend The most important thing to Roger Mamedov, the owner and an instructor at the Williamsburg Mixed Martial […]
NY People: Ray Luna, owner of Moutain Province
by Megan Jamerson Mountain Province is not your typical Williamsburg, Brooklyn coffee joint. Owned by Ray Luna, it serves Filipino […]
NY People: Sarah Sanneh and Pies n Thighs
by Christina Dun Sarah Sanneh, cofounder of Brooklyn eatery, Pies n Thighs, talks about her delicious business.
The art of gentrification in Bushwick
With each next big gallery opening, Bushwick’s art scene moves a little closer to being a pricey twin to Williamsburg’s art scene.
Jewish neighborhood copes with change
The Hasidic Jewish community in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, faces increased rents and encroaching development.