East Harlem Residents Claim De Blasio's Rezoning Plan Promotes GentrificationThe plan, which would include more highrises, doesn't sit well with many residents in the neighborhood.
East New York Residents Voice Concerns Over Rising Rent As City Plans More DevelopmentThe capacity crowd in Borough Hall's old courtroom during a City Planning Commission hearing Wednesday was scattered with fliers that read "don't displace me."
Endangered Brooklyn Deli Owner Hopes Neighbors Get Message With Pretentious, Overpriced Product AdsA Brooklyn deli that has been around for decades suddenly jacked up the cost of its goods, and the owner hopes they will understand what he’s trying to do.
NYPD: 'Do The Right Thing' Spray Painted On Brooklyn Home Days After Spike Lee RantJust days after Spike Lee went on a rant about gentrification in New York City, police confirm someone vandalized a home next to where the filmmaker used to live in Brooklyn, police said.
Spike Lee Defends Comments On NYC GentrificationLee spoke out Wednesday about his controversial remarks made during a speech at a Pratt Institute event for Black History Month Tuesday night.
Spike Lee's Comments On NYC Gentrification Spark Debate In Fort GreeneDuring a lecture at Pratt Institute Tuesday, the director and Brooklyn native said that white newcomers to neighborhoods like Fort Greene and Bedford-Stuyvesant are doing the wrong things.