The Hip-fication of the Rockaways is Really Accelerating

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Sean MacPherson, the real-estate developer behind the Jane and Bowery hotels, is noodling with the idea of buying a little something out there: "It's the Lower East Side on the beach. It's like, 'Why are people not living out here?'" (The numerous humans who now reside there enjoying low rents and ocean views are apparently not people people.) [WSJ]