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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.

Crown Heights »

Crown Heights School Shines at Intersection of Old and New

P.S. 705 principal Sandra Soto said the school's diversity is an asset.

Crown Heights »

Brooklyn Flea Founder's 1000 Dean Street Project Now Leasing Office Space

After months of buildup, the mammoth Studebaker Building plans to open doors to office tenants Dec. 1.

Crown Heights »

Criminals Use Precinct Borders to Terrorize Lincoln Terrace Park, Cops Say

The intersection of four precincts and two commands has become a haven for criminals in Central Brooklyn.

Bed-Stuy »

'First Ever' Communal Rosh Hashana Meal a Sign of Ever-Changing Bed-Stuy

The meal, organized by Rabbi Ari Kirshenbaum, targeted newcomers in Bed-Stuy.

Crown Heights »

Hip Crunch Gym Follows New Residents Eastward in Crown Heights

Two franchise locations of the trendy gym will open in gentrifying Brooklyn neighborhoods in 2013.

Prospect Heights »

Brooklyn Botanic Garden Cuts Science Staff Weeks After Native Garden Debut

The institution's longtime science department was eliminated and four staffers cut amidst improvements.

Prospect Heights »

After Long Hiatus, 'Tell Me A Story' Series Returns to Prospect Heights

Charity Thomas and her Bar Sepia series aim to get new and old neighbors talking in Prospect Heights. 

Crown Heights »

Music Venue Banks on Growing Crown Heights Hot Spot Around 1000 Dean Street

Classon Avenue's newest bar and music venue hopes to leverage crowds from the Brooklyn Flea offshoot.

Crown Heights »

Longtime Utica Avenue Shoe Store 'Rugged Sole' Gets Sleek Boutique Facelift

The brand new Alumni boutique on Utica Avenue wants to be a destination for Brooklyn sneakerheads.

Crown Heights »

Cool Pony Liquor License a Lighting Rod for Angry Neighbors

A new thrift shop has earned the ire of its Franklin Ave. neighbors by applying for a liquor license.

Crown Heights »

Newcomers Forced Out By Rising Rents in Rapidly Gentrifying Crown Heights

Affordable housing initatives aimed at longtime tenants attract desperate newcomers as rents balloon.

Chelsea »

Chelsea's Paradise Cafe Closes After 20 Years

The cafe was forced to close Wednesday after its landlord doubled the rent, Paradise's owner said.

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