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High Rents Force Out Veteran Clubs in New York City

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High Rents Force Out Veteran Clubs in New York City

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High Rents Force Out Veteran Clubs in New York City

High Rents Force Out Veteran Clubs in New York City

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New York's East Village and Lower East Side have long been havens for artists and incubators of new music. But, as has happened in so many cities, the artists make it hip to live there; the rents go up; and the artists are forced out. What does it mean to the cultural fabric of a city?