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Coming soon to Greenpoint: North Brooklyn's first 7-Eleven. Why is this a big deal? Because for too long, hipsters have had to travel into Manhattan (or down to Park Slope) every time they want a Slurpee. Also, as Brownstoner points out, it'll be a rare 24-hour business in the neighborhood, even if it's not the first chain—the strip already has a McDonald's and a Starbucks. [Brownstoner]