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A Voice of Williamsburg's Past, Warning Against Change

A pugnacious advocate for what Williamsburg once was can no longer afford to stay in the Williamsburg of today.
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Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Advocate For Victims Of Sex Abuse Attacked With Bleach In Williamsburg

United States / New York : Gothamist (2 years ago)

A controversial Ultra-Orthodox Jewish leader known for advocating on behalf of victims of sexual abuse was sprayed in the face with bleach this afternoon on Roebling Street in Williamsburg. Rabbi Nuchem Rosenberg was allegedly assau... Read Post

Foodswings in Williamsburg Closes Soon

United States / New York : Grub Street (11 months ago)

The owners are negotiating to stay past December 31. Williamsburg's Foodswings, the greasiest vegan greasy spoon in town, will close by early next year. The restaurant's manager tells the Brooklyn Paper that rent has been unexpected... Read Post

Starving Artists Can No Longer Afford Williamsburg

United States / New York : Gothamist (3 years ago)

Did you guys know that Williamsburg isn't as cheap as it used to be? Were those high-class infant apparel stores that opened up on the waterfront any indication? No? Oh, okay, well, maybe this will help put things into perspective: ... Read Post


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