A care-free, independent and artistic hipster vibe is at the heart of Williamsburg, where you’ll find no shortage of restaurants, boutiques, cafes, rooftop bars, outdoor markets, and live music venues. Formerly a commercial district, the neighborhood was rezoned and redeveloped on a large scale starting in the mid-1990s with its many industrial warehouses being transformed into luxury residential apartment complexes and lofts. Williamsburg has a rich cultural scene and is also home to many art galleries as well as some of Brooklyn’s coolest street art and murals. This rich cultural and entertainment scene has led many to compare the neighborhood with Berlin, even creating the moniker of “Little Berlin”. The neighborhood is conveniently located in the heart of Brooklyn, offering easy access to Manhattan, a lively waterfront with many parks and stunning views, as well as some of the best nightlife in New York City.