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Manhattanville Coffee Shop Chose Name Based on Vibe, Not Location

The Manhattanville coffee shop isn't located in Manhattanville, but the name fits anyway, owners say.

Prospect Heights »

Neighborhood Walking Tours Highlight New Development and Green Spaces

Gentrification and environmental stewardship are themes for "Jane's Walk" local tours.

Williamsburg »

Performer Murray Hill Talks Burlesque, Brooklyn and Too Much Glitter

Murray Hill and his "Rat Pack of misfits" is performing Saturday night.

Fort Greene »

Spike Lee Delivers 7-Minute Rant Against Gentrification in Fort Greene

Lee compared newcomers moving into the neighborhood to "Columbus killing off the Native Americans."

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.