"This is my wife, Katerina, formerly of Bloomingdale's."
"And you're sure they're gang colors?"
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"This whole forest is getting unbearably gentrified."
Tags:hansel and gretel, fairy tale, fairy tales, fairy story, fairy stories, german fairy stories, brothers grimm, the brother grimm, trail of breadcrumbs, breadcrumbs trail, gentrification, gentrify, gentrifying, modern life, modernisation, moderising, hipster, hipsters, millennial, millennials, crouton, croutons, middle class, middle classes, middle-class, middle-classes, pretentious, pretension, pretentiousness, crow, crows
Plan B: Keystone Artist Lofts
"I hate what's happened to the neighborhood."
Tags:neighborhood, neighborhoods, neighbourhood, neighbourhoods, giant, giants, old, old person, old people, kvetch, kvetches, kvetching, complain, complains, complaining, difference, differences, undesirable, undesirable element, undesirable elements, couple, couples, gentrify, gentrifies, gentrifying, gentrification, monster, monsters, evil, horror, horror movie, horror movies, horror film, horror films
"It's all become so Disneyfied."
Tags:disneyfication, fish, sea, ocean, gentrification, censor, censorship, safe, editing, natural world, environmental destruction, safe entertainment, man made environments, man made environments, mermaid, mermaids, nature, natural world, sellout, sellouts, selling out, sold out, authentic, authenticity, inauthentic, fake, fakes, tourist trap, tourist traps, tourist, tourism, corporate, big corporation, mega corporation
"Bad news, Sam, we're going haute and you have to take off your cap."
Tags:haute, haute cuisine, cuisine, high society, class, upper class, lower class, truck stop, restaurant, restaurants, waiter, waiters, hat, hats, cap, caps, baseball cap, dress, dress code, waiter, waiters, food, foodie, foodies, modern life, modern world, food lover, food lovers, regular, regulars, diner, diners, popularity, gentrify, gentrified, gentrification
"This structure will be torn down and replaced by a new 44-story cookie."
Tags:gingerbread house, gingerbread houses, cookie house, cookie houses, real estate, real estate development, real estate developers, development, urban development, progress, progression, gentrification, gentrified, gentrify, housing markets, housing market, construction, construct, demolition, demolish, demolished, high rise, high rises, high rise apartments, high rise flats, holiday, holidays, christmas, yule, christmas decoration, christmas decorations
"Keep your eyes open for one of those little stores that don't exist anymore."
Tags:high street, the high street, high streets, bankrupt, bankruptcy, going bankrupt, capitalism, capitalist, capitalists, independent, independents, independent store, independents stores, economic crisis, financial crisis, economic crash, recession, the recession, drive, driving, driver, drivers, the death of the high street, gentrification, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, chain store, chain stores
Gentrification of the Fridge.
Tags:fridge, fridges, food, ice box, refrigerator, gentrification, gentrify, hipster, hipsters, hipster food, food trends, food fads, faddy foods, faddy food, food fad, artisan food, cold brew, hemp milk, vegan, vegans, kale, middle-class food, middle class food, middle-class, middle-class, food snob, food snobs, connoisseur, connoisseurs, displacement, nutritionist, nutritionists, dietician, dietitian, dieticians, foodie, foodies, millennial, millennials
"Instead of just sitting around, why don't you kids go out and co-opt some black culture?"
Tags:black culture, appropriate, appropriates, appropriating, appropriation, cultural appropriation, african american, african americans, gentrify, gentrifies, gentrifying, gentrification, steal, steals, stealing, co-opt, co-opts, co-opting, lazy, laziness, motivate, motivates, motivating, motivation, racial divide, racial division, racial divisions, cool, coolness
Gentrification: Ground Zero
Tags:ground zero, gentrified, gentrification, shop, shops, sell out, sells out, selling out, stone age, stone aged, neanderthal, neanderthals, shopping center, shopping centers, strip mall, strip malls, shopping centre, shopping centres, store, stores, corporation, corporations, corporate sellout, corporate sellouts, chain restaurant, chain restaurants
"I can remember when this was all farmland."
Tags:farm, farms, farmland, pig, pigs, reminisce, reminisces, reminiscing, nostalgia, nostalgic, rural, real estate, suburb, suburbs, suburban life, gentrify, gentrifies, gentrifying, gentrification, barnyard animal, barnyard animals, commute, commutes, commuter, commuters, commuting, housing development, housing developments, housing estate, housing estates, farm animal, farm animals
"And this is Ann Braverman - one of the legendary ladies of Stuyvesant Town."
"This is one of those places the truckers stop to eat at."
Tags:haute, haute cuisine, cuisine, high society, class, upper class, lower class, trucker, truckers, truck, trucks, truck driver, driver, drivers, long haul, long-haul, hauling, hauler, haulers, truck stop, restaurant, restaurants, waiter, waiters, hat, hats, cap, caps, baseball cap, dress, dress code, waiter, waiters, food, foodie, foodies, modern life, modern world, food lover, food lovers, regular, regulars, diner, diners, popularity, gentrify, gentrified, gentrification
The Joads of Silicon Valley in Kiwis of Wrath
Tags:john steinbeck, steinbeck, books, book, book pun, book puns, pun, puns, literature, novel, novels, classic novel, classic novels, classic american novel, classic american novels, moving move, moved, movers, dust bowl, gentrification, silicon valley, gentrify, tech bubble, tech, migration, migrate, car, cars, auto, autos, overloaded, overload, overwhelmed, market crash, san francisco, san francisco bay, bay area
"The bakery-to-skinny-people ratio in this neighborhood doesn't make any sense."
Tags:meta, irony, ironies, ironic, hipster, hipsters, gentrify, gentrifies, gentrifying, gentrification, brooklyn, brooklynite, brooklyn hipster, brooklyn hipsters, hot dog, hot dogs, hot dog stand, hot dog stands, downscale, prosperity, prosperous, overeducated, insufferable, poverty tourism, poverty tourist, lark, larks, upper class, upper classes, snob, snobs, snobby
"Real estate values soar, cute boutiques proliferate, fine cuisine abounds. These are exciting times to live in Hoboken."
Tags:new jersey, nj, hoboken, real estate, property, properties, property values, real estate values, transformation, transforming, change, changing, changes, gentrification, gentrifying, urban renewal, economic development, development, developing, urban planning, community development, exciting, excitement
Kevin's First Apartment
Tags:apartment, apartments, hipster, hipsters, gentrification, gentrify, gentrifying, bourgeois, rough neighborhood, rough neighborhoods, rough neighbourhood, rough neighbourhoods, big city, big cities, move out, moves out, moving out, worry, worries, worrying, cheap, cheap apartment, cheap apartments, rough area, rough areas, high crime
The Neighborhood at a Glance
Tags:neighbourhood, neighborhood, used books, bookstore, bookstores, bookshop, bookshops, bookseller, booksellers, second hand books, gentrification, deli, deli, delicatessen, delicatessens, jogging, jogger, joggers, glance, glances, preview, previews, neighbour, neighbours, neighbor, neighbors, city, city living, city life, urban, urban living
"I'm not going to fall for that routine where you try and stall until the neighborhood gentrifies."
Tags:gentrify, gentrifies, gentrification, stall, stalls, stalling, mugger, muggers, mugging, muggings, robber, robbers, rob, robs, robbing, robbery, robberies, race, racial division, racial divisions, crimes, crime wave, crime waves, crime rate, crime rates, yuppie, yuppies, procrastinate, procrastinates, procrastinating, gullible, gullibility, steal, steals, stealing, racial divide, racial divides
"I remember when there were cavemen and Druids on the Upper West Side."
"Before we came along, gentlemen, all this was nothing but farmland."
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"Oh, I've been a rich man, a poor man, a beggar man, a thief, a doctor, a lawyer and now I'd like to try my hand at heading a native-American tribal organization."
Tags:native american, native americans, indian, indians, american indian, american indians, appropriate, appropriates, appropriation, gentrify, gentrifies, gentrification, gentrifying, diversity, diverse, branch out, branches out, branching out, career change, career changes, career path, career paths, career, careers, job, jobs, occupation, occupations