The Onion alerts us to an alarming trend: the aristocratization of the neighborhood. As Fort Greene resident Neil Getz tells the paper:
“Around here, you used to be able to get a Fair-Trade latte and a chocolate-chip croissant for only eight bucks,” said Getz, who is planning to move back in with his parents after being forced out of the lease on his organic grocery store by a harpsichord purveyor. “Now it’s all tearooms and private salon gatherings catered with champagne and suckling pig. Who can afford that
How have you noticed aristocratization changing your block? Any new opera houses or horse drawn carriages or servant’s quarters you’ve noticed recently?