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Low rents were a major reason artists first started settling in the area, but that situation has drastically changed since the mid-1990s. Average rents in Williamsburg can range from approximately $2400 for a studio apartment to $2,600–3,400 for a one-bedroom and $4,600–6,000 for a two-bedroom. The price of land in Willamsburg has skyrocketed.

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Low rents were a major reason artists first started settling in the area, but that situation has drastically changed since the mid-1990s. Average rents in Williamsburg can range from approximately $2400 for a studio apartment to $2,600–3,400 for a one-bedroom and $4,600–6,000 for a two-bedroom. The price of land in Willamsburg has skyrocketed.[28] The North Side, above Grand St

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Local Art

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The first artists moved to Williamsburg in the 1970s, drawn by the low rents, large floor area, and convenient transportation. This continued through the 1980s and increased significantly in the

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Magazines and Art

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In September 2000, 11211 Magazine, created by writer Breuk Iversen,[84] launched a four color glossy circulating 10,000 copies in Brooklyn and Manhattan, intent on promoting the area from a

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Smoking is Strangely Common

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The neighborhood has also attracted a respectable funk, soul and worldbeat music scene spearheaded by labels such as Daptone and Truth & Soul Records – and fronted by acts such as the Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra and Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings. Jazz and World Music has found a foothold, with classic jazz full-time at restaurant venues like Zebulon and Moto, and – please have a normal pagebreak here.

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Weird Signs

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The subdivisions within Williamsburg vary widely. “South Williamsburg” refers to the area which today is occupied mainly by the Yiddish-speaking Hand a considerable North of this area (with Division Street or  serving as a dividing line) is an area known as “Los Sures”, occupied by Puerto Ricans.

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Familiar View

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The first artists moved to Williamsburg in the 1970s, drawn by the low rents, large floor area, and convenient transportation. This continued through the 1980s and increased significantly in the

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Red Bridge

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The neighborhood has also attracted a respectable funk, soul and worldbeat music scene spearheaded by labels such as Daptone and Truth & Soul Records – and fronted by acts such as the Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra and Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings. Jazz and World Music has found a foothold, with classic jazz full-time at restaurant venues like Zebulon and Moto, and – on the middle.

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The neighborhood has also attracted a respectable funk, soul and worldbeat music scene spearheaded by labels such as Daptone and Truth & Soul Records – and fronted by acts such as the Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra and Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings. Jazz and World Music has found a foothold, with classic jazz full-time at restaurant venues like Zebulon and Moto, and – on the middle. The End.

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