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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.

Bushwick »

Artist Boom Divides Bushwick Into 'Us Versus Them,' Some Residents Say

Artists need to spread throughout Bushwick to avoid causing conflicts, the community board chair said.

Crown Heights »

Bill de Blasio Talks Gentrification at Crown Heights Police Meeting

The Democratic mayoral nominee made a brief stop at the 77th Precinct Community Council meeting Monday. 

Crown Heights »

Artisanal Soft Pretzel Shop Opening in Crown Heights

The Smorgasburg spinoff Pelzer's Pretzels is opening on Saturday.

Crown Heights »

Little Pink Pastry Shop Brightens Up Rogers Avenue

Lady Charles Desserts brings sweet treats and kiddie cupcake classes to a rapidly changing street.  

Clinton Hill »

Pratt Post Office a Victim of Gentrification, Congressman Says

The USPS is forced to look for new space because new Clinton Hill developers would not renew its lease.

Crown Heights »

Adding More Trash Cans Won't Clean Up Franklin Ave., Sanitation Dept. Warns

Franklin Ave. residents want more and better trash cans, but officials say that won't help.

Greenpoint »

Pol Fights for 'Illegal' Polish-Specific Affordable Housing in Greenpoint

District Leader Chris Olechowski is mobilizing the longtime Polish population against displacement.

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