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Store Front II: A History Preserved

Robert Brenner | Posted 12.29.2016 | New York
Robert Brenner

Mom and Pop shops--small, family-run businesses--are dying off in New York City at an alarming rate. They are being squeezed out by gentrification, skyrocketing rents, and competition by big impersonal chains. And so far Mayor Bill de Blasio seems disinclined to do anything about it.

Watch NYC Gentrify Right Before Your Eyes

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 08.28.2014 | Business

New York City has always been changing. But recently, the city has seen a wave of luxury condos and artisanal cupcake boutiques uproot local delis and...