This Sunday Lena Dunham’s polarizing HBO hit Girls returns to a pirated file library near you.

Last season brought with it a whirlwind of opinion from the Brooklyn-based blogosphere. Some felt that Girls was an accurate portrayal of the day-to-day lives of young Brooklynites, just trying to make it. Others felt that it offered the same level of accuracy as Two Broke Girls. Your crack team at City Guide has decided to put an end to the controversy once and for all.

We know what this heated debate is really all about: Are the places the women of Girls hang out at actually cool, like, for real people? The least cool guy on the City Guide staff is here to dissect the coolness quotient of the locations from the show, as he is untainted by the influence of “hipness,” and can provide a penetrating outsider’s perspective. You’re welcome in advance.

Let's put this to bed once and for all: How Cool Are the Places the Girls in Girls Go To, Really?

Written by Brenden Gallagher (@muddycreekU)

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