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Old 07-23-2017, 10:08 AM
 
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A new gentrier restaurant in Crown Heights known as Summerhill has thought it would be funny to make light of crime and poverty in Crown Heights and decided to decorate its walls in bullet holes and serve customers Rose wine in 40oz bottles with paper bags. The white owner is clearly playing up racist stereotypes of black people. The communit has come out to protest this wretched gentrification restaurant and force it to shut down

http://www.nydailynews.com/amp/new-y...icle-1.3348019
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Old 07-23-2017, 10:20 AM
 
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Well at least the community is trying to do something.
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Old 07-23-2017, 10:29 AM
 
Location: Staten Island, NY
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Ah, the tolerant left at work. More than likely the owner is a leftist anyway if they're opening a restaurant in Crown Heights. Keep eating your own. It's hilarious.
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Old 07-23-2017, 10:29 AM
 
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Am thinking the owner needs her head checked.
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Old 07-23-2017, 10:31 AM
 
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Ah, the tolerant left at work. More than likely the owner is a leftist anyway if they're opening a restaurant in Crown Heights. Keep eating your own. It's hilarious.
Why would the Left be tolerant of racists and gentrifiers? That's the Right...
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Old 07-23-2017, 10:38 AM
 
Location: Staten Island, NY
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You agree that the odds are the owner is a leftist anyway right? Pretty sure we can all agree that no "right winger" is choosing Crown Heights to open a restaurant (one that serves rose' no less).
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Old 07-23-2017, 10:43 AM
 
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You agree that the odds are the owner is a leftist anyway right? Pretty sure we can all agree that no "right winger" is choosing Crown Heights to open a restaurant (one that serves rose' no less).
Regardless of her views, what business owner opens such a shop? Who is she hoping to attract by serving wine in 40 oz. bottles? Upscale clientele? Cannot see hipsters eating there. Forget about race or whatever. The concept is stupid from a business standpoint. It's like opening a high-end Italian restaurant on Staten Island that mocks Italians.
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Old 07-23-2017, 10:45 AM
 
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You agree that the odds are the owner is a leftist anyway right? Pretty sure we can all agree that no "right winger" is choosing Crown Heights to open a restaurant (one that serves rose' no less).
That's outrageous.

Many of the landlords in Crown Heights are wealthy right-wing Wall Street type bankers speculating on the hood trying make money off of people's displacement. The owner could be right-wing or liberal I don't care, but I'm almost 100% it was not a leftist. Regardless I'm more concerned with the persons class-character as a wealthy business owner and racist stereotyper than I am with what the persons personal opinion might be on LGBT rights or Trumpcare
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Old 07-23-2017, 10:46 AM
 
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Regardless of her views, what business owner opens such a shop? Who is she hoping to attract by serving wine in 40 oz. bottles? Upscale clientele? Cannot see hipsters eating there. Forget about race or whatever. The concept is stupid from a business standpoint. It's like opening a high-end Italian restaurant on Staten Island that mocks Italians.
LOL no that is EXACTLY the type of place hipsters would eat. They'd think it's cool and "edgy."
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Old 07-23-2017, 10:54 AM
 
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LOL no that is EXACTLY the type of place hipsters would eat. They'd think it's cool and "edgy."
Am in disagreement. See several outraged hipsters in the DailyNews article.
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