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Palace Café is a bar you love because it, among all the changes happening in Greenpoint, remains unchanged. "At least there's Palace Café!" you might say to your friend complaining about Greenpoint's waterfront development and steady loss of untouched charm. But, now, we're losing this, too. On September 3, Palace Café will close, according to Gothamist. Palace Café, nestled on the corner of Nassau Avenue and Russell Street, across from McGolrick Park, was established in 1933. It...
Truth: Greenpoint has transformed dramatically in far less than a decade. Today, artists who decamped to Brooklyn's northern-most neighborhood in the 90s to escape Manhattan rents have been joined by, well, much of Manhattan. And high rises. And popped collars. And yet! If a place ever had a spiritual core, it might be Greenpoint. Authentically Polish on one end, artist- and creative-heavy on the other, these are the populations that still suffuse Greenpoint with its...