Tag: gentrification

  • Synchronicity?

    Maybe just coincidence and not some kind of mind-meld, but two days before I decided to start chronicling my experience as a gentrifier-slightly-uneasy-about-gentrifying, another Crown Heights blog appears covering similar ground. Keep your eye on Hipster Safari.

  • Clarification or maybe correction

    Crown Heights and Beyond made a smart observation that applies to my post the other day: Sometimes I wonder if we were not talking about hipsters, how well these comments would fly. I feel it’s deceptively hard to come up with a good definition for “hipster,” but somewhere in that definition gentrification would have to…