Wednesday, March 12, 2008

New York Times Discover Hackney

This article is perhaps best filedeunder "Oh so 2 years ago" or "Yawnsville" but here ya go:

New Home for Arts Refugees
New York Times
Published: March 9, 2008

But in the past few years, a new kind of refugee has landed on Hackney’s teeming streets. Artists, designers and young bohemians in ever-skinnier jeans are getting priced out of nearby Shoreditch, and opening bars, clubs and galleries in this gritty immigrant enclave. But since Hackney is already densely and vibrantly packed, these new establishments are often hidden below, above and even within existing storefronts.

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Emiana said...

NYT disappoints again. At least, they're consistent.

Tiki Chris said...

Yeah, that was a pretty lame photo on the site too. What gives? Besides, isn't Shoreditch part of Hackney?