Mikey’s Hookup Has Connected because of the Williamsburg Apple Store

Mikey’s Hookup Has Connected because of the Williamsburg Apple Store

The chillers at Mikey’s Hookup ‘ve got your back, and apparently someone’s have their particular backs also (Photo thanks to Mikey’s Hookup)

This indicates ridiculous now to visualize that some people groused in regards to the beginning of a “Mini-Mall” within the Realform Girdle Building– it just seemed so yuppie-ish and suburban and right there on Bedford and North fifth, like spots we’d escaped to reach nyc. Whenever you can image, “gentrification” wasn’t yet one watchword.

But by 2001, along with the Verb Cafe (RIP, well sorta– there’s a Verb 2.0 in Greenpoint) and the Internet Garage (read: before email was on your phone, you’d stop by here to “Get high on speed. 11” since their fb web page recommends), you might visit Mikey’s Hookup and perform ping pong while picking right up a guitar wire.

By 2005 Mikey got extended and relocated just about to happen to North 6th Street—a block from Galapagos (which later on ran from the rising rents and discovered her method to Dumbo rather absurdly, then Detroit) and near Plan-eat Thai—and the guy temporarily launched another store in Dumbo. (more…)