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Saturday, May 19, 2007

Battle over arena … bagels!

Atlantic Yards: The opponents of Atlantic Yards are so frustrated by Bruce Ratner and his high-priced pals that they’re taking out their aggression on a lowly bagel store owner. Comment

Hard cell: Plan could put condos at jail

Development: A luxury condo developer says he wants to build residential towers on the sides of the Brooklyn House of Detention — a bold salvo in his bid to win redevelopment rights at the soon-to-reopen jail. Comment

Suit: Ratner is one bad liar

Atlantic Yards: Bruce Ratner is a money-grubbing liar who tricked a politically connected businessman into investing $6 million of his own money to help Ratner acquire the New Jersey Nets with promises he “never had any intention of fulfilling,” a bombshell lawsuit charged last week. Comment

Who saved Brooklyn? Many claim credit

Development: Who gets credit for turning Brooklyn from a dirty word to a hot spot? Comment

Engine 204 won’t be sold, won’t be firehouse

Development: Cobble Hill’s shuttered Engine 204 will be turned into a city schoolhouse rather than being reopened as a firehouse, city officials announced Tuesday. Comment

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