The Brooklyn Paper took a humorous look at several examples of apparent "hipster discrimination" that have occurred this year. They range from Vinnie's Pizzeria turning away applicants who need nights and weekends off for band practice and gallery openings to Metro blaming the loss of money allocated by the Census on Williamsburg residents. Professor Bill Araiza commented that there is little legal recourse that can be done. "It's really, really hard to prove that someone has been discriminated against due to association with a particular 'scene,'" he said.
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