Tag Archives: Gentrification

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Another New York Diner Turns Off the Grill, a Victim of Rising Rents

Source: NY Times Food

Cup & Saucer is closing after more than 70 years in Lower Manhattan, the latest sign that the days of the classic city diner may be numbered.

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The Good Gentrifiers – DC Reynolds, Petworth Citizen

Source: PoPville

Petworth is very lucky to have them both.

The Great American Cooking Story
Episode 06. Washington, D.C.
“Cheers.”
Directed, Produced, Filmed, Edited and Narrated By Clara Ritger

Washington, D.C. is the city that inspired this documentary series, exploring the role of restaurants in revitalizing neighborhoods. There’s so much good food, ...

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Neighborhood Joint: Charlies Bar & Kitchen Is a Pioneering Dining Option in a Poor Bronx Neighborhood

Source: NY Times Food

Mott Haven, in the nation’s poorest congressional district, is rapidly developing, and a restaurant in a former piano factory built in 1886 is an example.

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Op-Ed Contributor: Danny Meyer: Union Square Cafe Is a Casualty of Rising Rents

Source: NY Times Food

Rising rents are killing off Manhattan’s local restaurants.

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London Journal: From Riots and Rebels to Juice Bars and Tapas, a New Brixton Emerges

Source: NY Times Food

The London neighborhood of Brixton, long one of the capital’s most downtrodden areas, has recently seen a quickening in its decades-long gentrification.

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Food Co-ops in Gentrifying Areas Find They Aren’t to Every Taste

Source: NY Times Food

Organizers of food cooperatives talk of unifying communities and bringing healthy options to low-income neighborhoods, but cultural barriers and resentment can make that message a hard sell.

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