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Greenpoint Gentrification Watch

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A New York Times story about movie theaters that have turned into retail establishments manages to dig up yet another North Brooklynite who loves chain stores. "Nicole Claden, 24, who lives in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, said she was glad the Chopin Theater had become a Starbucks. 'I’m terrified of movie theaters these days because people are getting bedbugs in them,' she said. 'I also like pumpkin spice lattes.'" Maybe someone should introduce her to Shari Lind. [NYT via Jeremiah]