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Old Posted Feb 12, 2018, 4:36 PM
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Originally Posted by JMKeynes View Post
When you walk in Midtown, you don't see a lot of "gangstas." In downtown Brooklyn, you see plenty. It's not yet fully gentrified.
Again, I don't know what you mean by "gangstas".

But I can tell you that Downtown Brooklyn is NOT Midtown. And while there are a lot of good things happening in the city right now, your sentiments are a sign of everything that is WRONG with the city. It's the "out with the natives" and in with the "flashy, expensive, gentrified" streets that New Yorkers don't recognize. Let everything look squeaky clean, and God forbid the people who actually live there, and have lived their their whole lives should walk down the streets. No, bring in the newcomers to shine it all up.

That sir, is exactly something New York doesn't need more of, and is not what makes the city great.
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