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Not everyone is excited about the new Gap Factory Store on Fulton Street in downtown Brooklyn. In today's Brooklyn Paper, one local activist accuses the business improvement district of trying to kick out current customers in favor of wealthier clients. Meanwhile, downtown real estate expert Bob Hebron sees major change in store for the neighborhood. "The day of the deli and the small shoe store and the gold chains is gone," he told the paper. [BP; Previously]