Vice Media is expanding, taking over the space that hipster used clothing store Beacon’s Closet has occupied since 2000, Crain’s reports.
Just like many of the people who buy and sell their clothes at the consignment store, Beacon’s Closet is getting priced out of Williamsburg and moving north to Greenpoint, where the rents are (slightly) cheaper.
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This art history professor might be a little too interested in the female form.
Medieval Art expert and NYU professor Ross Finocchio, 34, was arrested for spying on two women, ages 26 and 28, in the dressing rooms of Beacon’s Closet, a West Village boutique. He is accused of hiding his iPhone in his shoe and Read More
The Wall Street Journal‘s Urban Gardner column went to Williamsburg’s Beacon’s Closet today, profiling the store a mere four years after The New York Times did it.
The column generally manages to avoid fogeyism, except for the following anecdote about the author’s daughter, which includes an analogy that seems Read More
With that in mind, we thought we’d present this modest introduction to the neighborhood. It’s not much, but it will encourage your natural curiosity and soften the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune by directing you to the elements of Williamsburg life that will be the most comfortable to you and that have been developed Read More