Hey– it’s our occasional effort to wrangle in a sampling of interesting nabe-centric tweets we’ve heard ’round town as of late!
First up, we’ve got, per usual, some comments on neighborhoods in transition. Man, they just grow up so damn fast these days, don’t they? And perhaps we should really embrace this “West-Bushwick” thing with gusto– definitely sounds like it could end up being the new Quooklyn.
Gentrification is wack as hell…
“You know when you see white people running w dogs in the morning your rents is about to triple” – Best Uber Driver Ever #Williamsburg
— theoaronson (@theoaronson) December 17, 2015
— Alyssa Castiglia (@AlyssaCastiglia) December 17, 2015
Going to Greenpoint nowadays is like going to a LARPing convention where everyone is playing a game set in a 1920s pickle factory.
— kurt braunohler (@kurtbraunohler) December 17, 2015
You know your neighborhood’s really going to hell in a handbasket when…
for the first time since i became a republican i went to a hipster coffee shop in bushwick and realized everyone there was a terrorist — baby d (@deanna_havas) December 17, 2015
Here’s a fun fantasy: Star Wars on the Lower East Side.
Scene 1: Luke wakes up; all previous movies were just a dream Rest of movie: Luke & others in 90s lower east side sing about poverty & AIDS — Will Newman (@cowboy_will) December 17, 2015
But not everyone thinks George Lucas is Jesus…
VICE just released a New York City guide and (mostly) gave Bushwick the slip.
The alternative title, I assume, was “HAVE WHITE PEOPLE TELL YOU ABOUT BROOKLYN!” — Daniel Fletcher (@DanielCFletcher) December 17, 2015