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Please Snort Me: An Oral History of Brooklyn's Most Notorious Bar

The story of Kokie’s, and its gentrifying Williamsburg neighborhood.

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How Much Tech Can One City Take?

How a burgeoning tech workforce swallowed San Francisco.

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Confessions of a Black Gentrifier in D.C.

A young black gentrifier gets lumped in with both groups, often depending on what she’s wearing and where she’s drinking. She is always aware of that fact.
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Clash of the Bearded Ones

Hipsters vs. Hasids in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. A skirmish over a bike lane becomes a battle for a neighborhood.