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Despite Everything, I Still Love New York

The city isn't the same. That doesn't mean we should give up on it.
Allison Hope
12.3.18
Music

My Search for TV on the Radio’s Mythical Williamsburg

On the tenth anniversary of 'Dear Science,' Wilbert L. Cooper reflects on discovering the seminal Brooklyn band as an angsty black youth in Ohio.
Wilbert L. Cooper
9.18.18
Photography

What Brooklyn Really Looked Like in the 70s and 80s

"Rents were so low, you could work and make a decent living without a college degree."
Seth Ferranti
9.18.18
Photo

This Photographer Shot the Radical Protests That Inspired Occupy Wall Street

Thirty years ago this week, Q. Sakamaki began taking photos of the artists and anarchists resisting gentrification in New York City.
Miss Rosen
8.9.18
GENTRIFICATION

Capitalist Vegans Are Tearing Apart This Toronto Neighbourhood

Parkdale, which has been fighting against gentrifying hipsters for a decade, now faces a new threat.
Manisha Krishnan
8.7.18
GENTRIFICATION

Fancy Co-Living Spaces Are the Trendy New Way White People Ruin Everything

How the hipster solution to the rising cost of rent is gentrifying neighbourhoods.
Caroline Thompson
7.26.18
GENTRIFICATION

One London Street Vendor’s Defiant Stand Against Regeneration

Frank Wang has been selling coffee outside Bethnal Green station for 15 years, but his future is now in jeopardy.
Simon Doherty
6.29.18
Art

Can a $50 Million Funhouse Save Denver's DIY Art Scene?

Residents of the city seem cautiously optimistic about Meow Wolf's plan to open a new art space in a low-income neighborhood.
Josiah Hesse
2.9.18
Photo

Stunning Images of Spanish Harlem in the 80s

"There was more to this place than drugs and death," said photographer Joseph Rodriguez of his book, 'Spanish Harlem: El Barrio in the 80's.'
Bruno Bayley
12.18.17
GENTRIFICATION

White People Need to Learn How to Integrate

The discourse around integration in Britain is always about foreigners being "more like us". But in areas like Leyton and Notting Hill, it's middle-class whites who are failing to assimilate.
Poppy Noor
12.6.17
Desus & Mero

The Bodega Boys Are Just as Upset About That 'Bodega' Vending Machine as You Are

Desus and Mero flame the controversial startup that plans to eliminate corner stores.
Sarah Bellman
9.14.17
GENTRIFICATION

Activists Are Trying to Drive a Hipster Coffee Shop Out of East LA

Are the protests outside Boyle Heights' newest coffee shop, Weird Wave, an attack on an innocent small business or a righteous fight against gentrification?
Justin Caffier
6.20.17
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