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Is Atlantic Avenue in Clinton Hill going to gentrify faster than Fulton Street? That's what Brownstoner's asking now that a lovely little fruit shop called Atlantic Tropics has appeared out of nowhere on Atlantic near Grand.
Clinton Hill Blog details the trip there: "It was not easy to find. I walked down a very desolate section of Atlantic, populated only by auto repair and restaurant equipment retailers, all completely shuttered on a Sunday afternoon. But then, I saw it: two gorgeous wooden planters with green fern spilling over at a storefront on the south side of the street." Based on her pictures, it's definitely worth a visit, especially given the lack of good produce options in the area. But will it inspire other stores to move in?
·Fresh Fruit on Atlantic Ave! [ClintonHillBlog]
·Streetlevel: Fresh Produce Comes to Atlantic [Brownstoner]