City Cracks Down on Chinatown Fakes While Putting a Squeeze on Legit Merchants

Esther Aarts
New York Press | January 21, 2010
Very soon, locals say, Canal Street will join Times Square, Astor Place, the Lower East Side, the Garment District and all the other former centers of down-and-dirty capitalist grit that have been safely gentrified. As watch peddler Greg “Heavy” Duval explains, “They want to make this a franchise block.”

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