Hipsters who took over Bushwick about a decade ago are rallying together to resist the influx of young new residents who they claim are still being supported by their parents.
The older hipsters have expressed their frustration regarding luxury residences such as the new CastleBraid rental complex, which is chock-full of amenities to attract a fresh wave of residents. The hipster bells and whistles at the Mayer Schwartz-developed building include a recording studio and a digital media lab. Last month, the older hipsters put crime-scene tape with the word “Occupy” written on it across the building’s entrance, in reference to the Occupy Wall Street movement. [more]