Dumbo’s new ‘artisanal mini mart’ rejects its bodega identity
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Dumbo’s new ‘artisanal mini mart’ rejects its bodega identity

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Superette, which opens tomorrow, sells (soy) chicharones, (small-batch) salsa, and is 150-square-feet but distinctly does not advertise itself as a bodega.

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And the worst shirt of the year goes to this ‘Keep Calm and Gentrify Brooklyn’ tank
Shopping

And the worst shirt of the year goes to this ‘Keep Calm and Gentrify Brooklyn’ tank

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For the ironically self-aware Millennial hipster seeking to be less deplorable by embracing their deplorability.

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How to write about Brooklyn like a clueless outsider
Guides

How to write about Brooklyn like a clueless outsider

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Itching to write a thought piece about how Brooklyn is beautiful, dead, and everything in between? Here are some pro tips.

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This Statue of Liberty luxury condo promotional site is far too convincing
Real Estate

This Statue of Liberty luxury condo promotional site is far too convincing

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If the New York Times ran a non-satire article tomorrow saying Lady Liberty was being converted into a Trump Hotel, how surprised would you be?

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Yelp is removing ‘political’ reviews from ‘bullet-hole bar’ Summerhill’s page
Food & Drink

Yelp is removing ‘political’ reviews from ‘bullet-hole bar’ Summerhill’s page

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According to Yelp’s community standards, it’s possible to separate food and politics even in the case of lighting rod restaurants like Summerhill.

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This upstate property with private waterfalls is cheaper than most Brooklyn apartments
Real Estate

This upstate property with private waterfalls is cheaper than most Brooklyn apartments

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You could buy an overpriced one-bedroom in Prospect Heights, or you could buy these two waterfalls upstate.

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Locals to hold ‘open forum’ in front of Crown Heights’ ‘bullet-hole’-touting bar
Events

Locals to hold ‘open forum’ in front of Crown Heights’ ‘bullet-hole’-touting bar

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Crown Heights residents will be holding an open forum this Saturday front of Summerhill, the bar which boasted of having a “bullet hole-ridden wall”.

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‘Boozy sandwich shop’ in Crown Heights uses ‘bullet hole-ridden wall’ for cocktail photoshoot
Food & Drink

‘Boozy sandwich shop’ in Crown Heights uses ‘bullet hole-ridden wall’ for cocktail photoshoot

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Formerly a bodega, this surf-style restaurant has it all, “with a rumored backroom illegal gun shop to boot,” a press release proudly asserts.

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Bed-Stuy is getting its first Starbucks
News

Bed-Stuy is getting its first Starbucks

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You’d think saying, ‘There goes the neighborhood’ would get old, but it feels relevant every goddamn time.

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Is it possible to ‘counteract gentrification’ while ‘living in a luxury building in Brooklyn’?
Community

Is it possible to ‘counteract gentrification’ while ‘living in a luxury building in Brooklyn’?

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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.

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