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Neighborhood Guide to North Brooklyn’s Iconic Hipster ‘Hoods

The North Brooklyn neighborhoods of Williamsburg, Greenpoint, and Bushwick have a similar vibe and lifestyle. A long standing Hassidic and Dominican neighborhood, Williamsburg’s transformation to arts enclave come hipster HQ began in the late 1980’s/early 1990’s. When artists were priced out of Manhattan’s downtown villages, they sought new digs, preferably with live/work art spaces and easy access to the galleries, theaters, and vibrant creative community they’d left behind. Enter north Brooklyn. The neighborhood of Williamsburg had everything the artists were…

Co-Living: The Answer to NYC’s Impossible Rental Market

 If you had to describe what living in NYC is like with one word, my guess is it would be “expensive.”  Real estate market trends seem to exclude NYC as we are always living in a steady increase of prices, whether they be rentals or purchases. Sites like GoHome NY feature real NYC tenants and their real estate experiences in our unique market.   For decades, New Yorkers have tried to offset the high cost of living with what I like to…