02/05/2015 12:56 pm ET

Planet Fitness Muscling Into Brownsville And East New York

Doyle Murphy, New York Daily News

The oft-forgotten Brooklyn neighborhoods of Brownsville and East New York -- considered “the belly of the beast” by some -- is flexing new muscle with the popular Planet Fitness health clubs popping up in some of its unlikely areas. Karu F. Daniels reports how the lower trenches are getting physical.

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