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The Age of the Empowered Creator

<i>This post originally appeared in the May issue of The SoDA report.</i><p>It’s an exciting time to work in the creative industry. The tools we use to create …

Educating Entrepreneurs: B-Schools Target Entrepreneurs To Hone Start-Up Ecosystems

Entrepreneurs are investing in a business education. As the global workforce evolves into nations of self-employed workers, upstarts are looking for …

Entrepreneurship

Roebling Oil Field Progress Report

Our friends at the Roebling Oil Field, the development at N. 11th Street and Roebling in Williamsburg that is formally known as McCarren Park Mews, …

justiNYC

Those of you who know me personally (i.e beyond the blogosphere), know that i have been doing quite a bit of visual experimentation lately. With that …

Ex-Real Estate Broker Shows Off His Sweet Van Bachelor Pad

We all know the real estate market in Williamsburg is cra-zay, but apparently it's driving the real estate brokers nuts, too update: Justin Farrow …

Livable NYC: Beautiful Brooklyn Spaces by Justin Farrow

Check out the work of Brooklyn-based photographer and artist Justin Farrow, who captures real estate scenes and chronicles the gentrification of NYC …

The fotoUR Blogger of the Day on iBLOGthere4iM

Name Check: Urbanfoto gets blinded by the spotlight on Randy Morin's blog [ iBLOGthere4iM ] jUSTINYC has a lot of respect for this geek/...

Bushwick Gentrification Update: Moptacular

Ah, <b>Bushwick</b>. Home of hip hipster house parties, hot new developments, and, uh, copious supplies of cleaning product. <i>[Photo by JustiNYC from the Curbed Photo Pool.]</i><br>· Dark 2BR Loft? That's Code for a Club [NYTimes]<br>· The New Hotness in Bushwick: 999 Willoughby [Brownstoner]<br>· Bushwick and the Next Cool …

Greenpoint Burning: The Morning After

<i>[Photo of Greenpoint buildings "as we once knew them" by JustiNYC]</i><p>More from the still-smoldering Greenpoint waterfront. As a Curbed tipster puts it, "Litigation, landmarking, flipping, and one of the city's worst landlords --oh, my!"<p><b>1)</b> Morning after findings point towards arson, with the <i>Daily News</i> …

Williamsburg's Schaefer Landing: The Lights Are On

<i>[Photo of Schaefer Landing courtesy of justiNYC on flickr.]</i><p>Many a night we have been on Kent Avenue and looked up breathlessly at the looming north tower of the Schaefer Landing luxury 26-story highrise south of the Williamsburg Bridge. We wait to see lights in the windows of the 135 new condos, …

Friday Demolition Fun: Greenpoint or Red Hook?

For debris connoseurs: which photo shows the remains of the <b>Greenpoint Terminal Market</b>, and which shows the remains of Red Hook's <b>Todd Shipyard</b>, soon to be home to the new Ikea? <i>(Bonus philosophical question: does it matter?)</i><br>· Greenpoint Terminal Market [Flickr/justiNYC via Brownstoner]<br>· Ship Demo …

'My Architect Assured Me the Changes Had Been Made'

<i>[Photo by Curbed Flickr photo pool contributor jUSTINYC]</i><p>Round here these days, they start getting the renovation bug pretty young.<br>· The Mean Streets of Cobble Hill [Curbed]<br>· Stroller Archive [Curbed]

The Morning After: Craigslist Insanity Continues Apace

<i>[Photoart by JustiNYC via the Curbed Photo Pool]</i><p>It's the day after Craigslist finally instituted its <b>$10 charge per rental listing</b> on Craigslist NYC. What's the broker buzz on the Craigboards? Let's listen in:<p>· "Ohh how I waited for this day! If you look at what happened today, you will see a 99% …

How to Find an Apartment? Blog About It

<i>[Apartment photo courtesy of jUSTINYC on flickr.]</i><br>How hard is it to find an apartment with vacancy rates under 2 percent in most neighborhoods? Difficult enough that one tries <b>blogging about the hunt</b>. Specifically:<p>I am tired of apartment hunting. its driving me nuts. so i am enlisting the help of …

Should Landlord Subsidize Tenants' Good Life?

A familiar story with the same violins playing in the background: A group of pioneering artists with under-market rents fighting the evil landlord …

Wednesday Linkster

Abandoned Bushwick Building. Photo by justiNYC <br>Best Emerging Web Empire: Brownstoner Media [Village Voice] <br>Brooklyn Art House Is Ruled Hazardous [NY …

Friday Linkage

Old Cab, Dumbo. Photo by justiNYC <br>Taxis Safer Than You Think [NY Times] <br>Sabbath Showdown in W’burg [NY Daily News] <br>Fewer in Market for Mortgage …

Condo of the Day: The Mill Building

We were talking to a (non-Corcoran) broker the other night who was contrasting Toll Brothers’ lack of understanding of the Williamsburg market (as …

Tuesday Links

Faces of Bushwick. Photo by justiNYC. <br>The Condo and Co-op Tax Bargain [NY Times] <br>Economists Cautiously Optimistic About 2007 [NY Times] <br>Weird Home …

How's The Reception in Greenpoint?

Thursday Linkerati

Data Processing Building, Williamsburg. Photo by justiNYC <br>Study Shows Dwindling Middle Class [NY Times] <br>City Can Oppose Riverfront Lawsuit [NY Times] …

Wednesday Linkster

Ventilation on Kent Avenue. Photo by justiNYC. <br>Drug Dealers Dominate Warren Street [NY Daily News] <br>Signing a Lease Soon…Help! [Brooklynian] <br>Tracking …

Clearing the Decks on North 11th

Fearless photoblogger justiNYC sent along this photo last night. “This wasn’t like this three days ago,” he writes. “They must’ve knocked down the …

Dutch Mustard One Step Closer to Condo-ization?

Ole sharp-eyed justiNYC gave us a heads-up that all the windows have been removed from the Old Dutch Mustard building on Metropolitan Avenue in …

Wednesday On The Record

Under the Pulaski Bridge. Photo by justiNYC. <br>Events: Today in Brooklyn <br>Monteleone’s is Making a Comeback <br>Local Disasters in One Convenient Map …

Busted Down on Huron Street

According our main man justiNYC, this project at 137 Huron Street in the northern reaches of Greenpoint was slapped with a Stop Work Order yesterday …

Thursday Photo of the Day

Checking In With The Greenpoint Terminal Market

Here’s an update on the Greenpoint Terminal Market from justiNYC who swung by earlier this week. Looks like Dresden.

Thursday On The Record

Grates & Goods, Greenwick. Photo by justiNYC. <br>Events: Today in Brooklyn <br>Weekly Food and Drink Round-Up <br>From the Boards: Public School Search <br>Our …