Neighborhood dreams are becoming fast reality along Macklind Avenue in the Southampton neighborhood.
Krekeler's grocery store is being remodeled as a neighborhood deli.
The old D and J's Keg is now operating as "The Mack", drawing in a younger, hipper crowd.
The old Major Drycleaners is becoming the "Macklind Perk" coffee house.
Home Eco is an environnmentally conscious store in a remade second hand and video rental outlet.
Business owners have come together to form a Macklind Avenue Business Association.
Southampton has a downtown. Can neighborhood lofts be far behind?