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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

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...

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