Keeping a gentrified soul

June 24, 2011
By

Dear neighbors,

The real question we need to be asking ourselves is: How can we keep our souls and live in a gentrified neighborhood at the same time? Why don’t we all:

  • greet our neighbors on the street.
  • support Spontaneous Celebrations (or one of the many neighborhood organizations) with presence and cash.
  • shop locally and support local businesses as they support community events and the arts.
  • respect the bikes.
  • walk a little.

Deborah Coffey

Jamaica Plain

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