Years after it became a destination for trend spotters and stylists in search of ideas, Williamsburg remains one of the most fashion-conscious places in New York. The specialty here is a quirky sort of jolie-laide style whose appeal is its resistance to the mainstream.
Williamsburg itself retains an element that has been lost to many Manhattan neighborhoods: a certain amount of mystery.
Verb Cafe, a neighborhood institution
bangs - more Bettie Page than Reese Witherspoon
a desolate stretch of Kent Avenue
mural by the bridge