Category Archives: Gentrification

South Bronx Saviors or Sellouts?

For residents of today’s Bronx, the borough is at once a blighted place from which to escape, and a resilient community alive with creativity and resistance. And for some it’s both: somewhere to work to improve their own lot as well … Continue reading

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South Bronx Gets High-End Coffee; Is Gentrification Next?

By JEFF GORDINIER May 31, 2016 “A coffee shop is not just a coffee shop,” Majora Carter said the other day. Ms. Carter, who hails from the South Bronx and has been a longtime agent of change in what was once viewed … Continue reading

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