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Williamsburg, Brooklyn
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One subway stop from Manhattan, Williamsburg is a mecca for young creatives--an influential hub of current indie rock, hipsters, and the local art community. Stroll on a continuous 3.2 km (2 mi) string of waterfront esplanades or cycle along Bedford Avenue. This Brooklyn neighborhood, once characterized by manufacturing, was rezoned for residential use and has been gentrified over the last couple of years. A melting pot of ethnic groups--including African Americans, Hasidic Jews, Italians, Poles, Puerto Ricans, and Dominicans--the area has attracted artists, musicians, and the urban underground since the 1970s. It's brims with art galleries, artisan shops, boutiques, gourmet restaurants, indie theater spaces, and late night music, dance, and performance events. Work out when and for how long to visit Williamsburg and other Brooklyn attractions using our handy Brooklyn itinerary planner.
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  • Indispensable place to visit if you're going to New York. Curious to see the number of Orthodox Jews who live there.
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  • Interesting quarter, cultural insights, music & great food! I would be going there again anytime. Looking forward to hanging out there again! 
  • No doubt: the best New York skyline. Don't miss it when the district will end the recovery phase and renovation will become a top of the Big Apple. If you have two money investors in an apartment here. It's fantastic
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