The neighborhood's changes and gentrification pushed Bis.co.latte out, the owners say.
Amateur photographer Alicia Atterberry has been photographing street life in Crown Heights for a year.
The group, Harlem Run, meets every Monday and Thursday on 125th Street.
The faux sale was part of a campaign to draw attention to local businesses that were recently evicted.
Money from apartment rentals will pay for free studio space, workshops and art supplies.
Thanks to its patrons, Jesse's Deli isn't going down without a grass-fed, locally-sourced fight.
It's more complex than the typical narrative, the exhibit's organizer said.
The image is meant to start a conversation about the changes in the South Bronx.
The blog, "Get the F--k Out of Brooklyn," aims to start a conversation about gentrification in Brooklyn.
The show will run in the Old Bronx Borough Courthouse from April 23 to July 19.
Jorge Vargas had run a botanica shop in the space since 1954, before he was forced to move out in 2013.
They led a local community board vote to suspend presentations by the city and developers.
The website allows visitors to upload pictures, videos and stories about local businesses.
State Sen. Velmanette Montgomery said, "white people don't eat the way we do," about the closing.
"I wanted to hold onto what I grew up with," she said. "I know it's going to be gone one day."
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