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Hip deep in Brooklyn

It’s an entertaining, bug-eating, dumpster-diving place to visit, but they wouldn’t let me live there

By Alex Beam
Globe Columnist / November 16, 2010

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BROOKLYN, N.Y. — What is all the fuss about? It seems that hardly a day goes by without The New York Times (“Literary Agents Move to Brooklyn’’), New York magazine (“Old Time Brooklyner Hopes Hipsters Choke on Williamsburg-themed Cigarettes’’) or National Public Radio (effusive slatherings over HBO’s funny-but-not-all-that-funny Brooklyn comedy “Bored to Death’’) trumpeting the cultural superiority of Brooklyn neighborhoods ... (Full article: 679 words)

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