Sorry, Cambridge: Jamaica Plain is Boston’s Williamsburg, according to a study by Gawker
Scoring an honorable mention are Somerville and Roslindale.
“A few months ago, we asked you what ‘the Williamsburg’ of your city is,” Max Rad of Gawker writes in the post. “Today, we present to you the results—tabulated and mapped. “Below, you’ll find the definitive list of ‘hip’ — or formerly hip and now just rich — neighborhoods in major metropolitan areas in the U.S., Canada, and around the globe. All neighborhoods were nominated as answers to the question ‘What’s the Williamsburg of your city?,’ and then dutifully recorded and tallied over the next 24 hours by Gawker editorial assistant Sarah Hedgecock.”
Here’s a snippet (and yeah, there’s only one cool part of Athens, Birmingham, and Boulder):
[h/t Luke O’Neil @ Bullett]