Issue 38

November 6, 2014


The First Gentrifiers

In the nineteenth century, yellow fever dealt a punishing blow to those living in present-day Bay Ridge. That’s when the artists swooped in.
By Henry Stewart

Also in this issue

A Stranger in the Greenest Block

My new sublet didn’t seem so promising. Comic by Lior Zaltzman

Q&A: Antoinette Balzano and Cookie Cimineri of Totonno’s

One of Brooklyn’s oldest pizza joints has a front-row seat to a changing borough. Interview by Chris Crowley