Yuppies Burst Williamsburg's Borders, Spilling Out in All Directions

"Williamsburg," an upscale lifestyle brand named after a long-lost neighborhood in Brooklyn, long ago outgrew its apocryphal status as a home to underpaid fauxhemians and became home to wall-to-wall overpaid yuppies. Thankfully, there is more space in Williamsburg for rich people than ever before. » 3/13/14 10:33am 3/13/14 10:33am

It's Friday, And So We Get A New 'Ask A Native New Yorker' From…

The weekly "Ask A Native New Yorker" post on Gothamist by the excellent native Park Slopian(?) Jake Dobkin is easily my favorite thing in blogs for 2013. The 'Ask' entries as of late have been excellent opportunities for Dobkin to write about the real issues that basically infect the minds of the people, who, for… » 11/15/13 2:50pm 11/15/13 2:50pm

Chicago 'Pizza' vs. NY Pizza Debate Not A Debate, Jon Stewart Reminds Us

This whole Chicago deep dish 'pizza' vs New York actual pizza debate is ridiculous. Whatever that bloodied cheesecake thing THINKS it is, its certainly not pizza. Jon Stewart articulates this much more elegantly than I ever could, but lets be real - there is no real comparison. » 11/14/13 12:05pm 11/14/13 12:05pm