Monthly Archives: October 2010

The Vanishing Icons of Metropolitan Avenue: A History of Williamsburg’s Handmade Shop Signs from the 1980s

When I moved to Williamsburg in the late ’90s, I loved walking past the unusual signs suspended along Metropolitan Avenue near the BQE – a giant paintbrush outside Klenosky Paint, a tailor’s spool, and a fist gripping a lightning bolt … Continue reading

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