Every July since 1903, the streets of Williamsburg are home to the Giglio Feast; a rare constant in this rapidly evolving Brooklyn neighborhood. Sonny Mangone grew up with the Feast and explains what it takes to make a 4-ton statue ‘dance.’
From Giglio Feast to Three Kings Parade to legendary art opening, Williamsburg’s Italian, Puerto Rican & creative residents tell the evolution of this hipster hood.
Joe & Sarah have seen Williamsburg change from a working-class immigrant community to a hipster haven. But Caffe Capri still maintains its old-school character and is a favorite spot for residents both old and new, thanks in no small part to the charms of its owners.