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Unofficial guide to hipsterhoods of Texas and the Great Plains

With the exception of Texas, much of the Great Plains is often overlooked by the national media when citing hipster-cool city neighborhoods and districts. Similar to the Rust Belt, what is actually considered Great Plains is somewhat fluid, depending on whom you ask. For … Continue reading

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Unofficial guide to “hipsterhoods” of the Rust Belt (UPDATED)

UPDATED on 10/13/15 to include Rust Belt cities of all sizes. The term “hipster” stirs up a myriad of images and connotations including but not limited to hippie. modern yuppie, bohemian, urban bohemian, counter-culture, geek, etc.  Here is a condensed … Continue reading

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Book Review of “Neo-Bohemia” by Richard Lloyd

Neo-Bohemia, Art and Commerce in the Postindustrial City by Richard Lloyd is a very informative and introspective read about the factors that lead to certain urban neighborhoods becoming the “in” or “hip” place to be for artists and others living a … Continue reading

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More Detroit “cool” vibes

Several more stories have come out in the national media during the past week or so about how Detroit’s becoming America’s new hip, bohemian hotspot and THE place to be. Here are links to stories from the New York Times … Continue reading

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America’s newest bohemian hotspot is…?

The New Oxford American Dictionary defines the term “bohemian” as: “a person who has informal and unconventional social habits, esp. an artist or writer .” In the past few years, many parts of a classic industrial city have been adopted … Continue reading

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