GENTRIFICATION

Restaurants

In a Changing New Orleans, Gene's Po'Boys Loses to Gentrification

Locals told us what the 50-year-old shop means to them, and why seeing it replaced by condos is so devastating.
Dave Minsky
8.14.19
inequality

How 'Woke' Liberals Convince Themselves That Gentrifying Is Okay

As a gentrifier myself, I decided to study how we justify what we're doing.
Katie Donnelly
7.15.19
housing

How Miami Locals Are Dealing with the City's Rent Crisis

Here's how people can actually afford to live in Florida's most happening city.
VICE Staff
5.6.19
Features

Seattle's Fight to Save The Showbox, Its Most Important Venue

Artists like Pearl Jam and Duke Ellington once graced its stage. Now activists are trying to save it from demolition.
Alex Coffey
4.8.19
Photography

Photos of Life in 'Portugal's Toughest Neighborhood'

Photographer José Ferreira's new project captures a marginalized community as it's torn down.
José Ferreira
4.1.19
VICE News

Oat milk is coming to your town. Here's how.

The milk substitute is spreading fast
Evan McMorris-Santoro
Valerie Kipnis
3.31.19
amazon

How anti-gentrification activists derailed Amazon’s New York City plans

"I think this marks a turning point because of the size and power of Amazon."
Rex Santus
2.15.19
fried chicken

Fried Chicken Restaurant Takes Down 'Insensitive' Paintings of Rappers After Outcry

A new restaurant in a gentrifying area of DC received backlash from locals for paintings that showed rappers as chickens.
Bettina Makalintal
2.8.19
Browsing Black History

On Turning Racist White People into Memes to Cope with Collective Trauma

While names like #BBQBecky and #PoolsidePete are catchy (and funny), many believe the terms for white people weaponizing 911 calls against Black people in blatantly innocuous situations is a form of dealing with pain.
Starrene Rhett Rocque
2.6.19
GENTRIFICATION

What Happens When Latinx People Gentrify Latinx Communities

LA's Boyle Heights is gentrifying despite a battle to ward off outsiders, and Latinx people may have something to do with that.
Ludwig Hurtado
1.31.19
Airbnb

New York City Sued Airbnb Operators For Allegedly Posing As Fake Hosts​

A $20.7 million lawsuit implicates a ring of real estate agents and companies posting multiple listings on sites like Airbnb, HomeAway and VRBO.
Ankita Rao
1.14.19
Work

How to Get a Job at Amazon’s HQ2 if You Really Want It

Amazon is invading Queens, New York and Arlington, Virginia with thousands of jobs and societal disruption. Here’s what you need to know before you join the Jeff Bezos empire.
Rick Paulas
1.10.19
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