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Williamsburg

Brooklyn, NY
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Ranked #15 of 112 attractions in Brooklyn
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Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping, Arts and crafts, Drinking
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 NEW

Old style ‪Italian‬ ‪sandwich‬ shop in ‪Williamsburg‬. Have you ever been greeted like a long lost cousin by an Italian restaurant owner, well your in for a treat. The best Italian sandwich I've ever had. Compared to Little Italy's Carmine St or The Bronx's Arthur Avenue, 595 Metro in Brooklyn's Williamsburg stands among the best. Style your own or order... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Best FOOD in NYC DUMBO, Fort Greene, WIlliamsburg are all great neighborhoods in Brooklyn to visit. NYC is much more than just Manhattan.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I met friends at Peter Lugers for lunch. I was quite early finding a parking spot easily so I walked around. Many good places to eat. The area is being gentrified as all of Brooklyn is.

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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16 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Bedford Street is the main drag in town. The L train lets you off, and coming up from the ground to see the people and activities going on is charged with energy. The word HIPSTER comes to mind. Beyond a few blocks, things get sketchy and are probably not safe after dark if you just like wandering around. During the... More

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Oslo, Norway
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Catched an early L-Train from Union square to Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and spent most of a sunny sunday here. The area is hip and vintage with a wide variety of excellent smaller esatblishments. And the pace is so much slower than in hasty Manhattan... A good place to just walk around and soak in the athmosphere! Between breakfast, coffee and lunch... More

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I liked this part of the city. We walked around and enjoyed the lively streets, there were lots of restaurants/ shops and lots of hipsters ;)

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Toronto, Canada
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

You can feel the influx of artists in this community, and it's brought the good (lots of shows) and the bad (lots of shows) ... Net net, it's a plus, but here's hoping they don't alter too much of the original neighborhood. With such lousy subway service, though, it can't get too gentrified.

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Uto, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

In this area we spent at least 2 days of our week. Lots of nice bars and restaurants. Also lots of shops. Vintage and secondhand and of course the fleamarket with Smorgasburg in the weekends.

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New Hyde Park, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Stop by and check out the newest and best Gourmet Food Market at 595 Metropolitan Avenue. Home of the Handcrafted Sandwich and Home Cooking at its best...

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This has been my fourth year living here in Williamsburg. I've been watching it transition from desolate warehouses and construction to modern and trendy. I like how we are constantly changing to keep up with the neighborhood. The baby boom, however is driving me insane. My whole building is occupied by young hipsters turned young families with tons of babies.... More

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