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East Harlem »

Harlem Art Collective Using Gentrification to Subsidize Free Art Programs

Money from apartment rentals will pay for free studio space, workshops and art supplies.

Boerum Hill »

A Doomed Deli's Grassroots Publicity Stunt: Going 'Artisanal'

Thanks to its patrons, Jesse's Deli isn't going down without a grass-fed, locally-sourced fight.

Williamsburg »

Exhibit Looks Into Gentrification in South Williamsburg and Bushwick

It's more complex than the typical narrative, the exhibit's organizer said.

Mott Haven »

Mott Haven Mural Warns That 'Bushwick' May Be Coming

The image is meant to start a conversation about the changes in the South Bronx.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Bogus Ad for 'Vegan' Dog Poop Fertilizer Leads to Anti-Hipster Blog

The blog, "Get the F--k Out of Brooklyn," aims to start a conversation about gentrification in Brooklyn.

Melrose »

Massive Bronx Art Exhibit Reignites Borough's Gentrification Debate

The show will run in the Old Bronx Borough Courthouse from April 23 to July 19.

East Harlem »

7-Eleven Replaces Local Businesses After Landlord Refused to Renew Leases

Jorge Vargas had run a botanica shop in the space since 1954, before he was forced to move out in 2013.

East New York »

Charles Barron's Associates Lead Push to Slow Down East New York Rezoning

They led a local community board vote to suspend presentations by the city and developers.

Bed-Stuy »

#SaveNYC Campaign Aims to Document and Protect Threatened Small Businesses

The website allows visitors to upload pictures, videos and stories about local businesses.

Clinton Hill »

Racial Battle Brews in Clinton Hill Over Closing of Popular Grocery Store

State Sen. Velmanette Montgomery said, "white people don't eat the way we do," about the closing.

Bushwick »

Bushwick Native's Photo Exhibit Shows Neighborhood in Transition

"I wanted to hold onto what I grew up with," she said. "I know it's going to be gone one day."

Bed-Stuy »

Billie Holiday Theatre Kicks Off Residency with 'Selma' Star Wendell Pierce

The Bed-Stuy theater starts its performances in Brooklyn's downtown cultural district in March.

Crown Heights »

Racially Charged Shouting Match Heats Up Crown Heights Rezoning Debate

A forum on land-use changes in the neighborhood devolved into an argument Wednesday night.

Chelsea »

Fancy Bacon, Egg and Cheese Spot Will Serve $7 Breakfast Sandwiches

The restaurant will take Cola's spot on Eighth Avenue.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Students Use 3D-Printing to Learn About Gentrification

DIVAS for Social Justice's robotics team used Lego and technology to find solutions for gentrification.