New York’s development ‘progress’ does a disservice to city’s restaurant pioneers

New York’s development ‘progress’ does a disservice to city’s restaurant pioneers

It must be tough being the mayor of a big city, or running the office of economic development, or being the go-to real estate magnate with the clout and money to make things happen.

How do you in good conscience green-light projects that promote neighborhood gentrification even as they doom operators who put the area on the map? Restaurants, often pioneers in neighborhoods where earlier generations of politicians or developers might have pooh-poohed the community as unworthy of

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