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In the pocket of Brooklyn by the Navy Yard called Wallabout, a wine store, a fair-trade coffee shop, an organic grocer, and a day spa have sprung up. In addition to its past maritime and military uses, it's an area that was formerly wholly industrial, home to candy manufacturers like Hershey. These days, affordable housing and more converted apartments are also on the horizon, along with the recent specter of a 200-room hotel. Eighteen of the neighborhood's old-school townhouses changed hands last year. Community members are denying gentrification (at least the bad parts), but really? Really? [WSJ]