Mallification of Carroll Gardens

The Carroll Gardens/Cobble Hill Courier checks the nabe’s barometer after the recent closings of several mom-and-pop stores, which were then turned into a Dunkin’ Donuts and other neighborhood-unspecific commercial ventures.

Words of wisdom: “Every dollar you spend at Starbucks goes to Seattle …. ”
But with some spaces commanding $16,000 a month in rent, a goodly portion of that dollar is going to the landlord.

-Matthew Grace