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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.

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.