Posts tagged "gentrification"

Kids Can Go To Gentrification-Themed Summer Camp Now

Kids at STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Summer Camp in Brooklyn have foregone the usual craft projects and campfire games of the season to spend their vacation learning the ins and outs of gentrification. It shouldn't be such a surprise, since that seems to be all New Yorkers (and the writer of every obnoxious Williamsburg trend

By: Claire Hannum / August 13, 2014

Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Is Not In On The Guy Fieri Joke

This video from Brooklyn's Late Night Basement happens to be situated right at the intersection of my two favorite things: making fun of batter-dipped fried cheese nugget Guy Fieri and ridiculing the ironic hipster underbelly of Brooklyn. Intrepid reporter Chris Rose interviews the bespeckled and be-skinny jeans wearing Williamsburglars about a (fake) impending Guy Fieri…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 27, 2013

Woman Weds Warehouse To Save Its Life

Seattle woman, Babylonia Aivaz, fell in love with a warehouse she met during an Occupy Seattle event and decided to marry it. But not in that romantic kind of way. Babylonia exchanged "I dos" with the 107-year-old building this Sunday (well, kind of) to save its life. "I'm doing this to show the building how…

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 31, 2012