Tag: gentrification

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Brooklyn Startups Dominate WeWork Creator Awards

Startup winner,, helps tenants combat the problems associated with negligent landlords Eight Brooklyn-based startups and nonprofit organizations were among the winners of this year's WeWork Creator Awards, which took place on Thursday in Downtown Brooklyn. The NYC regional semi-final of WeWork's ...

I Like Chocolate Cakes, But No Chocolate Pudding!

A mashup discussion on chocolate preferences, bullet holes and a boozy sandwich shop known as Summerhill Hi, folks! In this issue, Yako is away on vacation enjoying some lovely family time, so I’ll be writing for both of us. Anyway, ...

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Brownsville Community Gears up for Pre-Gentrification Plan

  The pre-gentrification plan includes goals to increase affordable housing and sets expectations for community-focused economic development. photo credit: Earlier this month, the Brownsville community of residents, city staffers and elected officials announced a pre-gentrification plan ...

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