This hipster-chic NYC neighborhood is full of great dining, live music, shopping, and more with a map. Located in prime North Brooklyn, with Manhattan just over the bridge, The Williamsburg Hotel is your home sweet hotel at the heart of it all. Urban Gardener is a video series dedicated to exploring some of the most interesting city green She was contrasting herself not just against the stereotypical skin-ornamented and creatively self-employed Williamsburg hipster, but also against the affluent young families pouring into the Williamsburg, a popular eastern Brooklyn neighborhood of aboutinhabitants, used to be a place visitors would avoid especially those more interested in the traditional things to do in New York.
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By Jessica Ferri. Finding that great one-of-a-kind retro piece is much sweeter when the price tag doesn't break the bank. The Brooklyn neighborhood of Williamsburg has several vintage shops worth checking out.
Fans of old-timey Hollywood sequins and restored church benches who would rather use a smart phone than carry around a cumbersome paper map can find great deals at the most fashionable vintage shops in North Brooklyn on Nov. Le Grand Strip [ Grand St. Eclectic mix: Shopping at Fox and Fawn, which has some of the best old school clothes for women, will land you a free vintage gift with any purchase. Owners are offering 20 percent off everything in the store.
This post was contributed by a community member. The views expressed here are the author's own. The Greenpoint-Williamsburg area has grown to become a haven for young vintage stores trying to make their way in the now global vintage market.
Yes, you will walk right past. In fact, you may not even know what you are looking for if you actually made it out to these fringes. This is serious out of bounds territory for the average Williamsburg local or visitor.
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Vintage shopping is a great way to find unique pieces for less, but along with fair-trade coffee, bike share, artisanal kombucha, and all other pursuits that have come to characterize bougie Brooklyn, vintage often gets an unfair rep well, maybe not artisanal kombucha. Forget the images of well-worn muumuus and crusty flannels dancing in your head. This means its easier to find flattering pieces in quality condition, including original versions of the silhouettes and styles being replicated at places like well, Topshop.
By Jessica Ferri. Bedford Avenue offers a multitude of shops, restaurants, bars and boutiques, and its vintage shopping is some of the best in New York City. There are also many cool vintage shops around Bedford Avenue.