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Cobble Hill writer Jancee Dunn takes to the NYT's Complaint Box with an impassioned plea for people to spend money at local mom-and-pop stores. She explains that her screed was inspired by a conversation with a friend who said she liked old-school general store Marietta but had never shopped there. "Guess what," writes Dunn. "Your neighborhood isn’t a Hollywood back lot." Take that, anonymous friend! [NYT]