Saturday, May 14, 2005

Freddy: Bloomy a Brooklyn nightmare

Atlantic Yards: Democratic mayoral candidate Fernando Ferrer broke rank with his rivals this week by addressing for the first time in the campaign plans by developer Bruce Ratner to build a basketball arena and high-rises emanating from Atlantic and Flatbush avenues. Comment

Don’t overdevelop us, Bensonhurst tells Marty

Atlantic Yards: At first glance, the media-savvy activists of Prospect Heights and the working-class families of Bensonhurst seem the dictionary definition of “odd couple.” Comment

WE’RE overdeveloped, Ratner foes tell Marty

Atlantic Yards: Borough President Marty Markowitz’s decision to hold a little-publicized meeting this week addressing overdevelopment in southern Brooklyn — which he called “suburban Brooklyn” in a recent newsletter — incensed residents in Brownstone Brooklyn, who say they are facing projects of a greater scale. Comment

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