Category: Gentrification

Mi Casa Takes The Stage In Bushwick

By Hal Levy Protesting in Bushwick? It can be hard to find a staging area, especially around Bushwick Collective’s annual street art party. That event, and much of the land nearby, is increasingly controlled by local real estate startup Nooklyn. “We wanted to take back art,” says Pati Rodriguez, a founding member of anti-gentrification art…
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FUCK THE STARBUCKS IN BED-STUY & HERE’S WHY:

Last June, I had the displeasure of writing about a possible Starbucks opening on 774 Broadway, where the long-standing Fat Albert’s Warehouse stood for years. Fat Albert’s Warehouse is like a Brooklyn landmark standing on the border of Bed Stuy and Bushwick. I spoke my piece about why I wasn’t fucking with it and why…
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