Mom-and-pop businesses are moving out of the Upper West Side at a feverish pace and they're being replaced mostly by national chain stores and banks. In part one of this special report "West Side Story," die-hard Upper West Side residents are seething with rage.
West Side Story: Mom-And-Pop Shops Priced Out Of Neighborhood
And while it may not seem like a big deal in other parts of the city, Upper West Side residents say they are devastated by the loss of long time community oriented businesses.
And the rest of the city is what? Chopped liver?
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