Before it was multimillion dollar condos, Red Hook’s 160 Imlay was a site for shenanigans
Nov 9, 2017
What's now being marketed as a 'Super Penthouse' was once accessible only by a single rotted ladder – but what a view.
Is it possible to ‘counteract gentrification’ while ‘living in a luxury building in Brooklyn’?
Jun 21, 2017
Naming your purebred Golden Doodle Rosa Parks is in fact offensive and tone deaf and in no way makes you a more welcome area resident.
We’re not the face of gentrification! Two performers explain why they took a gig helping sell condos
May 5, 2016
Jennifer Harder is a performer, actor and musician who's been in a rotating stream of projects that would fall under the "alt," "anarchist" or "steampunk"...
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R.I.P. Supercollider, another spot for weirdos that closed to make way for condos
Apr 25, 2016
If you’ve ever stepped off the train in South Slope/Greenwood Heights/whatever, you passed Supercollider and probably didn’t even realize it. Their signs in front of...
Have a drink, write a letter and help save this Crown Heights community garden from going condo
Jan 25, 2016
Residents of Crown Heights have been fighting for years to save a community garden between Rogers Avenue and Park Place from turning into another real...
What would you do with an empty lot?
Aug 6, 2015
Let's say you're a city planner responsible for the development of a city whose principal gripes are income disparity, gentrification and small business support, and...
Coming soon: More Brooklyn Bridge Park…but also condos
Aug 1, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg announced yesterday a major plan to expand Brooklyn Bridge Park along the waterfront at 1 John Street in DUMBO by an extra...
It’s time to Occupy … Williamsburg??
Dec 8, 2011
If you’ve been telling your friends that the one thing stopping you from occupying Wall Street was a fear of the L train stranding...
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