gentrification

06 Aug 2018

San Francisco: Before the Tech Boom, and Now

Look at these side-by-side pictures of what San Francisco looked like just ten years ago compared to now. Google Maps provides Street View images dating back to the 2007-08 Great  Recession and financial crisis, so we we dug up some not-even-that-old photos to compare how San Francisco looked in the

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23 Jul 2018

As San Francisco Goes, So Goes Oakland

The last time San Franciscans talked this much about Oakland was in 1906. The City was ablaze and 100,000 residents fled across San Francisco Bay, many never to move back to San Francisco. They say the population of Oakland doubled in roughly 72 hours. 

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
19 Jul 2018

This Week’s News from the Bay and Beyond

We have locals kicking gentrification arse, the shakeup of a landmark publication, the best possible outcome in the Permit Patty situation and a president that just went balls-deep in diplomacy destruction. Let’s go. Around the Bay Hasta Muerte Puts Down Oakland Roots The building Hasta Muerte Coffee leased from was

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16 Aug 2017

Save Bushwick City Farm!

By Tiana Miller  Anyone who has been to Bushwick in the past few years, particularly near the intersection of Myrtle and Broadway, needs no reminder of how rapidly the area is gentrifying. With an upshot of high rise luxury condos pricing out many longtime home and business owners one wonders

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15 Aug 2017

The North Pole: Oakland-Based Comedy Web Series About Gentrification & Way More

The North Pole is a political comedy web series about three best friends born and raised in North Oakland, CA, who struggle to stay rooted as their neighborhood becomes a hostile environment. Across seven outrageous episodes, Nina, Marcus, and Benny fight, dream, and plot hilarious schemes to save the place

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25 Jul 2017

The Brooklyn Bar that Defines Gentrification, & The Locals Fighting it

Pretend bullet holes in the wall, 40oz’s of Rosé, designed by a white, corporate tax lawyer

Tiana Miller 3
21 Jul 2017

Mexico City has a new Saint and it Protects Against Gentrification

Without – one assumes – papal consent, artists in two Mexico City neighborhoods have created and venerated their very own patron saint, Santa Mari de Juaricua, protectress against gentrification. Santa Maria de Ribera and Juarez are two adjoining neighborhoods in CDMX which have been hit hard in recent years by

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28 Feb 2017

The Bronx: Not Actually A Dumpster Fire

I moved to New York from the Bay Area last year, and basically since I arrived people have not stopped reminding me how little I know about living here. Nearly every week I am given an unprompted lesson in how ignorant I am to the best bars or restaurants, or

Jesse McGrath 1