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Hotel: a sculptural work made from scavenged signage

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By Troy Mattison Hicks in New Art on Wednesday 25 April 2012

Tom Fruinis a Brooklyn artist who just completed HOTEL, a new sculptural work made from colorful scavenged signage collected from all corners of the city over the past two decades and fronted by four-stroke red neon. The signs are made with hand-printed fruit and pizza, air conditioner repair advertisements, warnings, and phone numbers, all found in demolished pizzerias in DUMBO and in old warehouses on the Bowery. It’s a 50 foot tall marquee on the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

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Custom fine art t-shirts by Brooklyn Treasury

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By Blind Benny in New Fashion on Sunday 18 March 2012

This Williamsburg t shirt company, founded by fine artists Justin Horowitz and Joe Bklyn, is still in its larval state. But if it pans out anything like their other work, it should make for some amazing products. They also just happened to do the covers for two of our projects. Their work is always on point. 

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Lost At E Minor store: Urban Cricket Clothing

Alison Shepard Contributor

By Alison Shepard in New Products on Saturday 3 March 2012

You don’t have to live in Williamsburg to love the You Killed Brooklyn tee by Urban Cricket. With a feel for the vintage and a personalized illustration style, the Urban Cricket product line speaks to anyone with a love for casual wear and a hint of creativity.

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Mike Rogers draws America’s nuclear power plants

Michael Amter Contributor

By Michael Amter in New Illustration on Thursday 1 March 2012

75 colored pencil drawings by Mike Rogers recently exhibited at the impressive Parker’s Box Gallery in Williamsburg. The work documented all of the nuclear power plants in various locations throughout the United States. An ambitious obsession with primary color coded repetition, depicting complex landscapes in simplistic Christmas Card fashion. The individual pieces are small, delicate, […]

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A Place to Bury Strangers: So Far Away

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By Sean Madden in New Music on Friday 10 February 2012

These Williamsburg-based indie noise monsters draw inspiration from the 1990s shoegaze era. Their sonic melodies are drenched in feedback and pounding drums and the now legendry live shows are not for the feint hearted.

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Rod and Gun Club: a private social club in Brooklyn

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By James Hancock in Cool Travel on Wednesday 26 October 2011

Wandering aimlessly around Williamsburg the other night I stumbled across a garage that had been converted into a mini-venue. A classic Brooklyn makeshift space. A heavy wooded table was strewn with roasted peanuts and cheap beer and whisky. People were loose to the Blue Grass band. A slice of mountain Hicksville in an industrial street […]

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Food of the Rainbow series by Henry Hargreaves

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By Alison Zavos in New Photography on Wednesday 21 September 2011

Henry Hargreaves‘ introduction to the photography industry began in front of the camera as he was the pin-up boy for such fashion houses as Prada, YSL, Jil Sander and others. Four years ago, Hargreaves settled in New York and began work out of his studio in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, shooting fashion and still life for clients such as Ralph Lauren, New York Magazine, GQ, NYLON, Boucheron, Marie Claire and others. This work is from his Food of the Rainbow series, which was styled by Lisa Edsalv.

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Jordan Eagles’s exhibition: Works In Bloods

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By Jordan Eagles in New Events on Saturday 17 September 2011

My new solo exhibition is on view from now until October 2 at Causey Contemporary in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The show will feature BAR 1-9, a massive, 32 foot long abstract mural in blood and resin; a 16 foot tall work of blood-soaked gauze preserved on plexiglass; a series created with outdoor sun-drying techniques of the […]

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The Twenty Sided Store: where it’s hip to be nerd

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By Melissa Banigan in Cool Travel on Tuesday 2 August 2011

It’s hip to be a nerd, at least in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, home of the awesome Twenty Sided Store. Focusing on board games, Magic: the Gathering, and RPGs, the store hosts gaming nights sure to make your geek toes curl.

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Accidental Chinese Hipsters

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By Gerry Mak in Cool Websites on Monday 11 July 2011

When I was living in China, I often marveled at the stunning fashion choices many of the locals made, whether conscientiously or not, that would turn heads anywhere from Williamsburg to East Berlin. Accidental Chinese Hipsters takes a less mean-spirited yet equally hilarious approach than Vice’s Do’s and Don’ts in its celebration of happy fashion accidents in the Middle Kingdom.

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By Zolton in Cool Websites on Wednesday 8 June 2011

Ladies and gentlemen of the (Williamsburg) jury, we have some news that’ll cheer up your morning latte. UseHipster are hiring, and they’re offering a barrage of perks to help find the right people. Kinda like the Hipster Trap, but without the nasty bite.

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Dads Are The Original Hipsters

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By Zolton in Cool Websites on Wednesday 27 April 2011

I love this Tumblr. Not just because my own father could probably make the grade, but because it also proves that despite what our Williamsburg friends may believe, nothing they do hasn’t been done before.

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The Hipster Trap

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By Zolton in New Trends on Sunday 3 April 2011

What would it take to ensnare a Williamsburg hipster? Not much, by the looks of it. Jeff Greenspan and Hunter Fine have set up a series of Hipster Traps in Manhattan and Brooklyn, with some sure-fire lures to entice even the most wary of tattooed baristas. The bait? A Holga 120N camera, some fluoro sunglasses, a yellow bicycle chain, a can of PBR, and a pack of American Spirits. Damn, I’m getting tempted myself.

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Henry Hargreaves

Alison Zavos Contributor

By Alison Zavos in New Photography on Saturday 12 March 2011

Henry Hargreaves‘ introduction to the photography industry began in front of the camera as he was the pin-up boy for such revered fashion houses as Prada, YSL, Jil Sander and others and worked with the top photographers in the game. Four years ago, Hargreaves settled in New York and began work out of his studio in Williamsburg, Brooklyn shooting fashion and still life.

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Normal in Shoreditch

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By Greta Hoffman in Cool Websites on Tuesday 1 March 2011

Whether it’s Surry Hills, Williamsburg or Shoreditch, one of the downsides of living in the world of the hip is the eternal difficulty in finding the necessary. Normal in Shoreditch provides an invaluable service to those in need of general, good value necessities. Be it toilet paper, a toothbrush, or an old man pint (not […]

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