A Borough, Filmed

“I would not consider it fair if someone in Williamsburg were complaining that we weren’t portraying Williamsburg in an accurate light, considering that person probably just moved here from Ohio,” said Nick Carr, another location scout. “Did they come here for the same reason they’re filming here” — in search of a gritty-yet-glamorous fantasy of Williamsburg?

The New York Times generously saved this piece — “To Hollywood, All Things Hip Lie in Brooklyn” — for your return to work today, since you’ll likely need all the fury you can muster to get through it. I mean have you seen the weather forecast, oof.