Category: Environment

Bogart – Extreme Makeover: Hipster Edition

Bogart.No, not the charming actor from Hollywood’s Golden Age or a misspelled variant of a Harry Potter monster; this is a much less mainstream cultural phenomenon. Bogart Street is a growing and thriving center of culture in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, specifically, hipster culture. Of course, hipster-ness is a strange paradox; to

Does Yelp Really Help?

hen the price of rent rises in a neighborhood, residents come and go, but does culture stay? Gentrification is the process of rebuilding an urban neighborhood which results in the displacement of lower income residents who can no longer live in the area due to the increase in rent. Low income areas have been revamped

Why Writing For Ourselves Is Important, Now More Than Ever

or all the flack millennials have put up with over the last few years there’s been little talk of the similarities we share with our intellectual ancestors. The texting, Snapchats, Facebooks, and Instagrams come across as contrived and shallow, but in reality they’re evidence of a deeper bond with ancient methods of socializing: we’re damn