Life in a bubble 4: Williamsburg

bedstuy-tag-flickrJust before Christmas last year, I moved from the Upper West Side (Manhattan) to the neighbourhood Williamsburg (Brooklyn). While I knew that Williamsburg is the quintessential gentrifying neighbourhood, I was astonished to find out that most of Williamsburg ā€“ and most of Brooklyn that was within a 45-minute commute to work ā€“ was pretty much off limits in terms of rent. And Iā€™m not exactly poor.

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