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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.

Sundown Over City

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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