NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A newly-elected member of the New York City Council who came under fire for her theory as to what the motive was behind the “ 461 more words
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By Sonja Sharp / 5 December 2013
CROWN HEIGHTS — The alleged “knockout” attacks on Jewish residents of Crown Heights may stem from ongoing racial tension between the neighborhood’s black and Jewish communities, a newly-elected Brooklyn politician said. 162 more words
Crown Heights has had the fastest retail gentrification that observers have seen in Brooklyn since Williamsburg back in its heyday.
With over 50 storefronts going upscale in the last three years, short term leases and low rents are giving way to $60 per SF stores and what I call ‘brunchification’. 243 more words