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Pondering life without the L train in Brooklyn

Williamsburg will be hit when the train tunnel is closed for 18 months in 2019 to repair Hurricane Sandy damage
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 05:50

New York

THE Williamsburg neighbourhood in Brooklyn has had plenty of incarnations of late: industrial waterfront; hipster hub; a village of expensive high-rises, soon to be christened by the borough's first Apple store.

Its next chapter is likely to be defined by how it weathers