Part of the reason is pure laziness, for it takes about as much to make a Brooklyn hipster to cross the bridge as it does to make Linda Evangelista get out of bed (minus a few zeroes.) Living in Brooklyn is also a badge of honor, a testament to one’s character and values, a pronounced refusal to submerge to the rat race of the city and live for the quest of a shiny condo with a Miele oven.Given that such shiny condos are now adorning most of North Williamsburg, the real hipsters have long ago made their way towards the more authentic (and affordable) Bed-Stuy area, even farther away from the city. On one hand, most Brooklynites I know are born-again Vegans who would rather – gulp – drive a Hummer than eat cookies containing eggs.So I'm sure your new boyfriend is really nice and all, but he might be a hipster. "Hipster" has become such a broad, general term that most people aren't really sure how to define it anymore. Luckily for you, I've developed a handy questionnaire to help you determine whether or not you're dating a hipster. After months of extensive research via the powers bestowed upon me by Raya (who should probably pay me, at this point!), I am pleased to present the 10 Commandments that one should follow if attempting to navigate the wacky waters of this outer borough! As a general rule of thumb, most Brooklynites date their own kind, aiming to keep their community about as segregated as their Ultra-Orthodox neighbors on the other end of Bedford.Whilst moving back from Paris six months ago, I bitterly bid adieu to many things I loved – fresh croissants, Dries sample sales, cheap travel, men in great suits, the list goes on.
Local organic microbrew that tastes like Coors Light5. He grinds his own coffee beans And have sourced said beans from an organic plantation, by way of Whole Foods. We'll have none of your corporate BS here thank you very much. He smoked American Spirit Cigarettes, drank far too much PBR and margaritas, lived in Brooklyn (NYC’s hotbed of hipsterdom) and wore the same clothes every day.The only difference between him and the homeless guy on the street is that my guy owned a white i Phone 5 that allowed him to make calls for his upcoming freelance projects.