Thanks to Kim Velsey’s brilliant response to The New York Times’s highly blog-troversial Sunday Styles article “Creating Hipsturbia,” we know that just an anecdotal format does not a mass suburban exodus/trend story make.
Sadly, Alex Williams was this close to having a real story on his hands, but seems to have gotten his migration patterns wrong. Because *Double Drudge Sirens*, there’s a data-proven “trend” of young people moving to New York City and especially Brooklyn in the last several years. Now there‘s a story … young people move to Brooklyn from the suburbs! (Maybe they all swam here on the Hudson current after realizing that the dream of the ’90s isn’t alive in Dobbs Ferry.) Read More