Williamsburg has been defined as New York’s equivalent of London’s Shoreditch. A mixture between industrial areas and up-and-coming bars, between shady corners and sketchy street art, Williamsburg hosts New York’s hipster community. Advertisements
If Williamsburg is New York’s Shoreditch, Park Slope can be its Dalston. Still not completely gentrified, Park Slope, Brooklyn, is still a mix between quirky cafés selling kale smoothies and buildings that are falling apart; between bearded and tattooed hipsters and dodgy-looking tramps; between sketchy youngsters and families. Life here seems cosy, artsy and healthy. … More Life in Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY
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Read about a nine-hour flight, a yellow taxi, a sleepless day, my first couchsurfing host and my first tour of New York’s version of Shoreditch: Brooklyn.