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Gentrification

  1. not the onion
    Sesame Street Introduces Its First Homeless MuppetThe show wants to destigmatize housing insecurity.
  2. vulture insiders book club
    Breakout Author Jamel Brinkley on Men, Gentrification, and ‘Safari Literature’His debut collection, Lucky Man, was a fiction finalist for last week’s National Book Awards.
  3. real estate
    Can These Towns Become More Like Hudson Without Becoming Hudson?Newburgh, Catskill, and Troy, once downtrodden, are hoping recent revitalization doesn’t get out of hand.
  4. closings
    East Village Music Mecca HiFi Bar Will CloseIts last day is October 29.
  5. the industry
    LeBron James and Ron Funches Are Making a Comedy About Gentrification for NBCIt’s called There Goes the Neighborhood.
  6. Is Everyone Focusing Too Much on Gentrification?If your concern is poor people getting dislocated, there may be much bigger issues to worry about.
  7. videology
    PJ Harvey’s New Song Exposes D.C. GentrificationThe former mayor’s office has compared her to Piers Morgan.
  8. gallery
    How Has Chinatown Stayed Chinatown?Against all odds, an ethnic monolith still exists within the most gentrified island on Earth. In part because of these 21 people.
  9. race
    What 311 Calls Can Tell Us About GentrificationA new study highlights the tensions that exist at “fuzzy” racial borders.
  10. gentrification
    Grim, Racist Methods of One Brooklyn LandlordHe explains the tricks he uses to get black renters — and even owners — out of their homes in gentrifying neighborhoods.
  11. real estate
    The Red-Hot Rubble of East New YorkOne of the poorest neighborhoods in Brooklyn is suddenly the focus of both private speculators and City Hall, which wants to build thousands of units of affordable housing there — and by announcing its plans is fueling the land rush.
  12. gentrification
    Is Complaining About Street Sexual Harassment Racist?Where sex, race, and class collide.
  13. decaf
    Brooklyn Coffee Shop Owner Posts Anti-Semitic Rants on Facebook, InstagramAnd then it got worse. 
  14. oh brooklyn
    Even Spike Lee’s Wife Teases Him About Kickstarting Gentrification in Brooklyn“This is because of you,” she says. (Humblebrag?)
  15. Relocations
    Greenpoint’s Oldest Polish Bakery Will Close to Make Way for DevelopmentIt’ll likely reopen nearby, but possibly not in Greenpoint.
  16. beef
    Spike Lee Still Going on Gentrification, Calls Michael Rapaport Stupid“Look, he’s not even a good filmmaker, first of all.”
  17. urban design
    What Bloomberg Associates Can Learn From Mexico CityBloomberg might fantasize about cleaning up the chaos, but he ought to study what’s already been accomplished.
  18. real estate
    Gentrification Is Coming for QueensSales are way up: “Queens is benefiting directly from Brooklyn’s success.”
  19. brooklyn's finest
    Read Spike Lee’s Open Letter to the New York Times About GentrificationThe filmmaker takes on A.O. Scott in response to a Sunday column.
  20. San Francisco’s Hunters Point: A Wasteland Repaved“It’s like some people are still trapped in time as the scenery is changing.”
  21. gentrification
    ‘Gentrification in Progress’ at 5PointzStreet artists wrapped the former graffiti mecca in a giant banner.
  22. the wrong thing
    Vandals Graffiti Next to Spike Lee’s Old HouseAnd an anarchy symbol, of course.
  23. Spike Lee’s Amazing Rant Against Gentrification: ‘We Been Here!’Speaking in Brooklyn, the local filmmaker went off.
  24. neighborhood news
    New York City Gentrification in 5 GIFsSee how notable city corners have changed via Google Street View art.
  25. Is Gentrification All Bad? Justin Davidson Answers His CriticsThe debate continues.
  26. Brooklynnovation
    Danny Meyer Likes Brooklyn Fine, It’s Just Not Necessarily for HimThe future of fine dining may just be shopping malls.
  27. oh brooklyn
    Williamsburg Gentrification Especially Hard on Hip BabiesThe construction makes them cry.
  28. gentrification
    Why Developers Didn’t Destroy BrooklynTwo recent movies get it wrong.
  29. neighborhood news
    Gentrification, Stop-and-Frisk Collide in Crown HeightsAlmost twice the stops on one side of the neighborhood than the other.
  30. Gentrification
    Menino Parties at Back Deck to Make Downtown Crossing HappenWe’ll be really happy if he brings Shake Shack to the ‘hood.
  31. Coming Soon
    It’s True: Fort Point + Ming Tsai = New RestaurantHe’ll open a Chinese restaurant in a funny-shaped building on A Street.
  32. neighborhood news
    Ungentrified Brooklyn Has Mixed Feelings About Missing the Hipster InvasionCan we make “très Sheepshead Bay” happen?
  33. summertime
    Syringes, Medical Waste Tarnish the Girls-ification of Rockaway Beach “Bushwick on the Beach” still has some real edge.
  34. neighborhood watch
    Brooklyn Is Indeed Getting Way WhiterThe borough includes four of the 25 most whitened neighborhoods in the U.S. over the last ten years.
  35. neighborhood news
    Mormon Church Accused of Gentrifying HarlemA land sale is disappointing church members and neighbors alike.
  36. Mapping Gentrification Along the Marathon RouteMedian income is up, as is ethnic diversity.
  37. drugs
    Drug Dealers Increasingly Prefer to Operate in Gentrifying AreasTricky, tricky.
  38. gentrification
    Hot-Pink Partitions Threaten Brooklyn Walls, Sensibilities“They’ve basically desecrated this once-beautiful building.”
  39. Mediavore
    Samuels & Son Halts Imports of Japanese Seafood; Point Breeze Restaurant OwnerPlus: Re-energized Starbucks pushes forward on its plan to rule the world; and produce prices to come down as spring veggies come to market, all in our morning news roundup.
  40. Nightclubbing
    East Village People: Blacks, Bohos, and Frat Boys Need Not Apply?The nightlife landscape is getting increasingly divisive.
  41. neighborhood news
    In Brooklyn, College Kids Are the New HomelessIf it’s not one kind of vagrant it’s another.
  42. Thought Pieces
    The Foodification of BrooklynWhere gentrification is concerned, restaurants are the new art galleries.
  43. Terminology
    The Birth of VendrificationA new word has been added to the foodie lexicon.
  44. gentrification
    Rosie Perez Doesn’t Hate Gentrification, She Just Hates New-Brooklyn EntitlementIt’s different.
  45. Studies
    Chinatown Threatened by ‘Trendy’ RestaurantsBut what exactly does trendy mean?
  46. neighborhood watch
    Parts of Brooklyn That Feel Richer and Whiter Really Are!One-fifth of black and Hispanic families have left the west-of-Prospect-Park area in seven years.
  47. neighborhood watch
    Debate Rages in Greenpoint Over Semiotics of Breast-FeedingA poster for a ‘Breast-Feeding Circle’ has set off a heated gentrification debate.
  48. Gentrification
    Off-Off-BoweryThe Bowery is officially too cool for the cool kids.
  49. neighborhood watch
    Carroll Gardens Woman Will See Nanny Brought to JusticeA busybody mom seeks punishment for a nanny she thinks left a kid unattended in Carroll Gardens, New York ‘Press’ commenters lose their lunch over a Harlem-gentrification story, and a snarky Greenpoint blogger goes soft, all in today’s neighborhood news.
  50. neighborhood watch
    The Chelsea Hotel Has Not Lost Its EdgeThe naked girl at the Chelsea Hotel, the lost ‘SNL’ sets of the Brooklyn Navy Yards, and a very awkward tale of gentrification from Harlem, in today’s boroughs bundler!
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