Brooklyn

A Stay at Kings County

A Stay at Kings County

Charlie Gross

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Co-published with The New York Review of Books. While for some their stays at Kings County may pave the way back to stability, many have daunting prognoses and face a healthcare system that all but guarantees future trips back to the psych ER. 

Sunset Park Studio Squeeze for Artists

Sunset Park Studio Squeeze for Artists

WNYC Studios

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosKate Hawes has been making custom solid wood furniture in Brooklyn for 20 years until her landlord decided to raise the rent by 25 percent in one year.

C is for Childcare: English Class Offers Free Babysitting Too

C is for Childcare: English Class Offers Free Babysitting Too

WNYC Studios

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosA new program in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, is trying to make it easier for moms who don't speak English to improve their language skills. 

Flagging It: A Sunset Park Resident's Call For Unity

Flagging It: A Sunset Park Resident's Call For Unity

WNYC Studios

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Co-published with WNYC Studios. Brooklyn resident Junior Allende is planting a flag — actually many of them — along the Fifth Avenue entrance to Sunset Park as a protest against gentrification.

 

Does This Avocado Toast Come With A Side of Gentrification?

Does This Avocado Toast Come With A Side of Gentrification?

WNYC Studios

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Co-published with WNYC Studios. Businesses like Avocaderia are creating jobs in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. But at what cost?

Birth of the NYC Co-op. Thank You, Finland.

Birth of the NYC Co-op. Thank You, Finland.

WNYC Studios

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosTo understand why cooperative apartments outnumber condos in NYC, you have to visit Sunset Park, Brooklyn. 

Sunset Park: So Hot Right Now

Sunset Park: So Hot Right Now

WNYC Studios

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosIt's a neighborhood that's developing fast — and how affordable it will be for residents and businesses is at stake. Here are four ways Sunset Park is changing.

There Went the Neighborhood

There Went the Neighborhood

WNYC Studios

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There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 9. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. The team behind There Goes the Neighborhood talks about what they've learned, and the way forward in a post-gentrified Brooklyn.

Our Town

Our Town

WNYC Studios

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There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 8. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. Gentrification has many New Yorkers asking the same question: Is there still a place for me in this city?

It's Complicated

It's Complicated

WNYC Studios

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There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 7. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. Some Brooklynites are wrestling with their own role in gentrification. Changes may be welcomed, but they come with mixed emotions for many.

Trickery, Fraud and Deception

Trickery, Fraud and Deception

WNYC Studios

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There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 6. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. In the fast moving world of Brooklyn real estate, for some it feels more like the Wild West – developers and investors looking to cash in on the gold rush don't always play by the rules.

Williamsburg, What's Good?

Williamsburg, What's Good?

WNYC Studios

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There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 5. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. How does a tidal wave of money and fast-shifting demographics affect the people who share a neighborhood?

Here's the Plan

Here's the Plan

WNYC Studios

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There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 4. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. Mayor de Blasio's plan to rezone East New York is his way of controlling the gentrification machine -- so what does the zoning plan actually look like?

Turf Wars

Turf Wars

WNYC Studios

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There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 3. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. What did East New York look like before Mayor de Blasio declared it the neighborhood where the city's future begins?

'Brooklyn, We Go Hard'

'Brooklyn, We Go Hard'

WNYC Studios

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There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 2. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. Since the late 1960s, outsiders have known East New York for its low median income and high crime rates. But 120,000 people call it home. 

Mouth to Ear

Mouth to Ear

WNYC Studios

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There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 1. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The NationGentrification is something everyone is talking about, but what is it? When a neighborhood changes, how does it happen and why? And who decides? This new podcast takes an in-depth look at the gentrification of Brooklyn, and the role race plays in the process.