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Prospect Heights »

'Artisanal' Pizzeria Planned for Prospect Heights

The Park Slope pair behind Bar Toto plans to open Ogliastro, a new pizzeria on Washington Avenue.

Bed-Stuy »

Gentrification a 'Malignant Tumor' in Poor Communities, Congressman Says

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries criticized gentrification during his State of the District address.

Crown Heights »

Artisanal Manufacturing Space Planned for Atlantic Avenue Warehouse

A former auto parts warehouse will become a shared workspace for light manufacturers in Crown Heights.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Lobster Rolls and Whiskey Coming to Flatbush Avenue Gastropub

Kalkin Narvilas, who owns Italian eatery Cent'Anni in Crown Heights, is planning a new gastropub.

Park Slope »

Park Slope's P.S. 321 to Host Discussion on Gentrification

Professors from local universities will discuss causes and consequences of gentrification at P.S. 321.

Crown Heights »

Middle Eastern Eatery Closes, Gulf Gas Station Razed in Crown Heights

Fez Hummus Bar on Franklin Avenue closed as demolition began on a former gas station nearby.

Crown Heights »

Volunteers Fight to Save Crown Heights Community Garden

The volunteers of Roger That! are fighting to stay after their urban garden was acquired by a developer.

Prospect Heights »

More Bike Corrals Proposed to Replace Parking Spots in Prospect Heights

A year after a bitter battle over bike parking on Franklin Avenue, more bike corrals have been proposed.

Crown Heights »

Long-Delayed Crunch Gym Pushes Back Opening

The gym's bargain franchise was supposed to launch last summer, but it won't open until June 2014.

Melrose »

South Bronx Advocates Tackle Gentrification Fears in Conference

Community organizers and residents discussed gentrification in the South Bronx. 

Crown Heights »

Blogger Behind 'I Love Franklin Avenue' Hangs Up His Hat

After five years documenting Crown Heights, historian Nick Juravich is ending his popular blog.

St. George »

Staten Islander Organizes to Combat Feared Gentrification of North Shore

Community meetings give voice to concerns over development.

Williamsburg »

Williamsburg's One-Bedroom Rents Skyrocket 11 Percent in One Month

Average rent for one bedrooms shot to $3,459 and studios and two-bedrooms also rose in price.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Block Under Siege By Development, Neighbors Say

Longtime residents of Skillman Street say they're the latest victims of gentrification.

Bushwick »

Teens Disturbed by Bushwick Gentrification Find Niche in New Dance Group

Some teens whose local spots have closed due to rising rents are finding a new afternoon outlet dancing.

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