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Saturday, Sept. 2, 2006

Size matters

Atlantic Yards: State officials moved swiftly last week to deny they were negotiating behind the scenes with Bruce Ratner to decrease the size of his Atlantic Yards mega-development. Comment

Two more chances to vent

Atlantic Yards: Stung by criticism that it hasn’t done enough to solicit public opinion on the Atlantic Yards project, the Empire State Development Corporation has set up another hearing on the mega-development. Comment

City kicks in more Ratner cash

Atlantic Yards: The city will kick in another $29 million towards Bruce Ratner’s proposed Atlantic Yards, The Brooklyn Papers has learned. Comment

A lot with a $17M view

Downtown plan: How hot is the Brooklyn real-estate market? Somebody just bought a parking lot Downtown for $17.6 million. Comment

Bruce to the rescue?

Atlantic Yards: Big shots at the Brooklyn Public Library are eying developer Bruce Ratner as the key “partner” they need to jump start their long-delayed Visual and Performing Arts Library just two blocks from his proposed Atlantic Yards project. Comment

For the Fightin’ Eleventh, David Yassky

Editorial: The retirement after 24 years of Rep. Major Owens has prompted a free-for-all for a rare open seat in Brooklyn. Residents of the 11th Congressional District — which spans from Brooklyn Heights to East New York and includes parts of Park Slope, Cobble Hill, Windsor Terrace, Prospect Heights and East Flatbush — are fortunate to have an actual debate over who would best serve them, rather than the usual choice between an unaccomplished incumbent and an unqualified opponent. Comment

As we went to press… Public comment period extended!

Atlantic Yards: Thursday afternoon, the Empire State Development Corporation announced that it had extended the public comment period on the Atlantic Yards draft environmental impact statement by one week. Comment

Owens writes a new tune, but rivals have reasons to sing

Atlantic Yards: Chris Owens wants to take after his father in more ways than one. Comment

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