Williamsburg

Iona

Iona

My grandfather (b. 1910), who lived a good chunk of his adolescent and adult life in Williamsburg, would be thoroughly confused by this place. “Mr….

Zablozki's

Zablozki’s

I think this is what Brooklyn had in mind when it decided to become the new Brooklyn. And Williamsburg decided to transition from the neighborhood…

Sweetwater

Sweetwater Restaurant

And here is Mr. Hipster in the ultimate hipster neighborhood eating dinner while the babysitter-meter churns and churns back at the homestead. So un-hip. But…

Oasis

Oasis

I could see how having this joint right next to the subway exit could get dangerous. You’ve had another late-ish night at your job in…

Fette Sau

Fette Sau

I’m not really certain why they gave this thing a German name, as there seems to be little German about it. Instead it’s kind of…

Cameo

Cameo Gallery

There are more music spaces these days in Williamsburg than there are ironic mustaches on the M train. Even semi-hidden ones like this one. Squirrelled…