Are the people finally forming an organized resistance to the permacreep of banks? The above sign, spotted by Jeremiah's Vanishing New York, would seem to indicate so. Telltale signs: Printers! Highlighters! But what straw finally broke the camel's back? Was it the hostile takeover of neighborhood landmarks? The commercialization of street art? The creepy pedestrian-assaulting mascots? Nope, it was the loss of big, fruity mixed drinks. This space on University Place in the Central Village was the home of what some people regard as the original BBQ location, denied a lease renewal and forced elsewhere back in September.
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