Friday Funny: The Onion Likens Gentrification to a Butterfly's Metamorphosis

The satirical website takes on the darling of community and economic development: the local craft brew industry.
May 5, 2017, 5am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"Six months after going out of business as Sherelle’s Salon, a closed storefront in the rapidly gentrifying neighborhood of Crown Heights was on the verge of emerging from its chrysalis as a beautiful gastropub, sources confirmed Tuesday."

That's the lede of a new satirical article from The Onion that also manages to get digs into a few more of the trappings of post-gentrification urban living, like open kitchens, flatbread pizza, and small-batch whiskey.

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Published on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 in The Onion
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