It's officially a meme: The New York Times, following in the footsteps of WNYC and WCBS-TV, has an article today on how business at stores on 161st Street has cratered after the new Yankee Steakhouse and Baseball Stadium opened this year. A sample of the Times' contribution to the genre:
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As part of their "please don't notice that you no longer have public parks" campaign, the Yankees opened the gates of their new stadium to Bronx residents today, distributing 15,000 tickets via community boards to watch the team take batting practice, and get a sneak preview of the borough's first $ ... More >>
photo (cc) Shelley Panzarella
The long wait in the Bronx may be close to an ending: A WCBS radio news helicopter flew over Yankee Stadium (the real one) yesterday and snapped photos of the outfield turf starting to be peeled off and removed. Will an actual wrecking ball be soon to follow?
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