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Posted on: October 15th, 2008 at 2:07 pm by

East Harlem is still a microcosm of old New York. Real estate agents seem to ignore that, claiming that the neighborhood is “finally becoming residential” and “will soon be completely changed.” No stone is left unturned by developers in this town [JVNY]

Two former Duane Reade executives are in hot water for cooking the books [MSNBC]

Compare your neighborhood to dozens of others around the country. Or just compare to neighborhoods in the outer boroughs [EVG]

A followup on Fucked Up playing the Bowery [Racked]

Foreign investments are drying up in our beloved city. Aside from the obvious, the relative strength of the dollar against the Euro right is a contributing factor. “Imagine, then, Manhattan as an I Am Legend-esque wasteland, with suddenly wide-open sidewalks, deserted luxury condo buildings and dilapidated boutique hotels.” Hey, it could happen [NYO via Curbed]



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