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Address: Brooklyn, NY
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Hipster is the wrong word

This is one of the best places to stay in NY/BK. Hipster is only on Bedford Ave. The rest is still good ol' Brooklyn.

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Brooklyn, New York
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Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of the best places to stay in NY/BK. Hipster is only on Bedford Ave. The rest is still good ol' Brooklyn.

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This gentrified neighborhood is changing by the minute, and getting costlier by the minute too. But, its also an energetic, artistic and the bar and food scene rivals that of Manhattan with new restaurants opening on a weekly basis. Great for people watching, biking and running.

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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Williamsburg is a nice little outing by way of East River Ferry. Though there weren't many shops when I visited, I was impressed by the number of attractive eateries there. Cafe Mogodor was excellent.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hopping Place with lots of good restaurants and shops. Easy walking.Access to waterfront which is quite nice. Lots of parks and playgrounds. My only complaint is that some dog owners are not good about picking up after their dogs. Great ice cream at Daveys on Bedford Avenue.

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to get out of Manhattan for a bite to eat or for just walking around. There are great restaurants just as good as Manhattan, great music clubs, and fantastic shopping. It's also just fun to go and people watch. Great neighborhood in NYC and easy to get to by subway, or bus.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we went there at around 11am and lots of shops were opened, we had some great vintage finds and prices were alot more reasonable than NY City. Walk around Bedford street than explore to the side streets from there.

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Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed April 22, 2017

Sure we all heard of hipsters everywhere in Brooklyn, particularly in Williamsburg. But it does offer a diverse environment with mutli-cultural foods and shopping. So come and see what the neighborhood is about. And yes you may see some hipsters!

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Thank Ernie J
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Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

Go to Bedford street. It has tons of restaurants and little shops. If you're looking for something to do, take a stroll down Bedford street.

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Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

I've lived here most of my life. Hands down best neighborhood in NYC. It's residential yet lively. You can walk everywhere, to bars, coffee shops, restaurants, they are on every block. Some new fab hotels are here and a 5 min train ride to Manhattan. Smorgasburg on Sats (not in the winter), ferries on the East River to Dumbo, Greenpoint... More 

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Reviewed April 20, 2017

had tickets to the annual brew fest had a great time people were friendly beer were great that old bank was a beautiful venue

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