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There Goes the Neighborhood


These signs appeared on Nassau Avenue near McGolrick Park, which part of Greenpoint has thus far seen few hipster incursions from the more glamorous precincts of Little Loftland and thereabouts. Now the writing’s on the wall, or pole: soon after “Flight of the Conchords” will come “Law & Order,” with the TV cops hassling the habitues of fictional Greenpoint hotspots. The kids will come, old laundromats will turn into clubs, and the dream will be over. Next stop, Maspeth!

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