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Something's up at Summerhill.
Becca Brennan previously defended the so-called "bullet holes" as "cheeky."
Gothamist's dining critic ate at Summerhill so you don't have to.
Brennan agreed to participate in Thursday's meeting, which was organized by Geoffrey Davis, the local district leader.
Some locals say Summerhill is crassly exploiting the neighborhood's violent past for profit, and have accused the owner of racist insensitivity.
"I don't see her lasting very long," one neighbor of the bar said.
"I'm a resident of Crown Heights," one protester said. "I'm a black man. I'm offended that people are marketing our hurt, our pain, our struggle. Crown Heights is not on sale."
Summerhill on Nostrand Avenue was criticized for publicizing 40 oz. rosé and a cocktail in front of a 'bullet hole-ridden wall.'
The bar owner is defending her 'cheeky' choice.