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  1. cityscape
    Eric Adams’s ‘Go Back to Iowa’ Is Intolerant — and IncoherentThe Brooklyn borough president implies that you’re not a New Yorker if you shop at chain stores. Tell it to the customers at your local Duane Reade.
  2. resistance
    Cops in Riot Gear Evict Homeless Mothers From Vacant HouseThe women were occupying an unused home owned by a house-flipping company with their children, in an act of civil disobedience.
  3. last night on late night
    Desus and Mero Found the Spookiest Thing: a Gentrified BronxSoon the whole studio will be condos.
  4. cityscape
    New Studies Say Gentrification Doesn’t Really Force Out Low-Income ResidentsIn part because it improves school integration, it may be better for lower-income residents than previously thought.
  5. infestations
    It’s the Rats’ City, We’re Just Living in ItIn cities across the country, rat sightings are on the rise.
  6. neighborhoods
    Gentrification Threatened Their Bar — Black Neighbors Refused to Let That Happen“As our erasure happens, we’re trying very hard to protect our spaces.”
  7. concert review
    Jay-Z Continues to Lay Out the Blueprint for How to Age in Rap With B-Sides 2As Jay told the crowd, he can’t help it if his B sides are A sides.
  8. not the onion
    Sesame Street Introduces Its First Homeless MuppetThe show wants to destigmatize housing insecurity.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. closings
    East Village Music Mecca HiFi Bar Will CloseIts last day is October 29.
  12. the industry
    LeBron James and Ron Funches Are Making a Comedy About Gentrification for NBCIt’s called There Goes the Neighborhood.
  13. Is Everyone Focusing Too Much on Gentrification?If your concern is poor people getting dislocated, there may be much bigger issues to worry about.
  14. videology
    PJ Harvey’s New Song Exposes D.C. GentrificationThe former mayor’s office has compared her to Piers Morgan.
  15. 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.
  16. race
    What 311 Calls Can Tell Us About GentrificationA new study highlights the tensions that exist at “fuzzy” racial borders.
  17. 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.
  18. chat room
    Morgan Freeman on ’60s NYC, Bigotry, and Why God Looks Like Him“God looks like me.”
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. gentrification
    Is Complaining About Street Sexual Harassment Racist?Where sex, race, and class collide.
  22. decaf
    Brooklyn Coffee Shop Owner Posts Anti-Semitic Rants on Facebook, InstagramAnd then it got worse. 
  23. oh brooklyn
    Even Spike Lee’s Wife Teases Him About Kickstarting Gentrification in Brooklyn“This is because of you,” she says. (Humblebrag?)
  24. Relocations
    Greenpoint’s Oldest Polish Bakery Will Close to Make Way for DevelopmentIt’ll likely reopen nearby, but possibly not in Greenpoint.
  25. beef
    Spike Lee Still Going on Gentrification, Calls Michael Rapaport Stupid“Look, he’s not even a good filmmaker, first of all.”
  26. 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.
  27. real estate
    Gentrification Is Coming for QueensSales are way up: “Queens is benefiting directly from Brooklyn’s success.”
  28. 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.
  29. San Francisco’s Hunters Point: A Wasteland Repaved“It’s like some people are still trapped in time as the scenery is changing.”
  30. gentrification
    ‘Gentrification in Progress’ at 5PointzStreet artists wrapped the former graffiti mecca in a giant banner.
  31. the wrong thing
    Vandals Graffiti Next to Spike Lee’s Old HouseAnd an anarchy symbol, of course.
  32. Spike Lee’s Amazing Rant Against Gentrification: ‘We Been Here!’Speaking in Brooklyn, the local filmmaker went off.
  33. neighborhood news
    New York City Gentrification in 5 GIFsSee how notable city corners have changed via Google Street View art.
  34. Is Gentrification All Bad? Justin Davidson Answers His CriticsThe debate continues.
  35. Brooklynnovation
    Danny Meyer Likes Brooklyn Fine, It’s Just Not Necessarily for HimThe future of fine dining may just be shopping malls.
  36. oh brooklyn
    Williamsburg Gentrification Especially Hard on Hip BabiesThe construction makes them cry.
  37. gentrification
    Why Developers Didn’t Destroy BrooklynTwo recent movies get it wrong.
  38. neighborhood news
    Gentrification, Stop-and-Frisk Collide in Crown HeightsAlmost twice the stops on one side of the neighborhood than the other.
  39. Gentrification
    Menino Parties at Back Deck to Make Downtown Crossing HappenWe’ll be really happy if he brings Shake Shack to the ‘hood.
  40. Coming Soon
    It’s True: Fort Point + Ming Tsai = New RestaurantHe’ll open a Chinese restaurant in a funny-shaped building on A Street.
  41. neighborhood news
    Ungentrified Brooklyn Has Mixed Feelings About Missing the Hipster InvasionCan we make “très Sheepshead Bay” happen?
  42. summertime
    Syringes, Medical Waste Tarnish the Girls-ification of Rockaway Beach “Bushwick on the Beach” still has some real edge.
  43. 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.
  44. neighborhood news
    Mormon Church Accused of Gentrifying HarlemA land sale is disappointing church members and neighbors alike.
  45. Mapping Gentrification Along the Marathon RouteMedian income is up, as is ethnic diversity.
  46. drugs
    Drug Dealers Increasingly Prefer to Operate in Gentrifying AreasTricky, tricky.
  47. gentrification
    Hot-Pink Partitions Threaten Brooklyn Walls, Sensibilities“They’ve basically desecrated this once-beautiful building.”
  48. 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.
  49. Nightclubbing
    East Village People: Blacks, Bohos, and Frat Boys Need Not Apply?The nightlife landscape is getting increasingly divisive.
  50. neighborhood news
    In Brooklyn, College Kids Are the New HomelessIf it’s not one kind of vagrant it’s another.
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