Thursday, February 2, 2012

Greenpoint, Brooklyn, believe the hype!

The BBC just did this short video about the neighborhood where I live in Brooklyn: Greenpoint or as the locals say, Greenprnt.

Traditionally a working-class Polish immigrant 'hood, it has transformed to a hipsterized domain fringed with luxury condos. Thankfully, there are still lots funky old woodframe houses covered in ugly vinyl siding (like mine) camouflaging the beautiful backyards that are the green-core of each block. A neighborhood where one wakes up to the sound of birds in the middle of New York City.

Here's a pic of the Greenpoint Rooftop Farm:

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