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New York City is turning into a giant shopping mall; it's not just your imagination. More chain stores have been opening in New York City than any time in recent memory, and there was a huge surge in the number of chain store locations in the five boroughs between 2013 and 2014. According to an annual report from Center for an Urban Future, the increase was 2.8 percent across the board and 3.4 percent in Brooklyn....
Just as the angry hype surrounding Williamsburg's Dunkin' Donuts locations begins to die down (and we learn that Brooklyn's chain store boom is very, very real), Eater brings us confirmation of the long-rumored Williamsburg Starbucks location. Reports had circulated a while back that the  coffee chain would set up shop in the former Bedford Ave. home of The Bagel Store, which closed in 2011 after landlords doubled the rent. According to job listings on the Starbucks...
Much as we're reluctant to slap a label on a thing that's happened a few times and called it a trend, those new Dunkin' Donuts locations in Williamsburg? That Coney Island Applebee's? All part of a trend. Via Brokelyn, there's a new report called State of Chains indicating that not only did 41 new chains open up across the borough last year, but this number constituted the highest percentage increase city wide. Brooklyn is still...
Looks like all our grassroots organizing idle complaining really paid off. Dunkin' Donuts got the message loud and clear: nobody really wants them in Brooklyn, their presence off the Bedford stop has singlehandedly destroyed everything the neighborhood once stood for, we'll take our money elsewhere. Even though they're already fast at work on a second location off the Metropolitan L stop (and in the former location of The Subway bar), it must have worked, no? And it's...