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Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007

Art attack: City to evict art space for … art space!

BAM District: The city wants to use its power of eminent domain to push out an almost-finished arts venue in Fort Greene to make way for a Manhattan-based dance troupe and 150 new housing units that comprise the centerpiece of the so-called BAM Cultural District. Comment

Wrecking balls

Atlantic Yards: Atlantic Yards developer Bruce Ratner will move forward with a long-planned demolition this week, leaving a family that is suing to stop the project to live, literally, in the shadow of its progress. Comment

All drawn out

Atlantic Yards: Our cartoonist’s take. Comment

One tall building gets nod, other could get ‘no’

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: A 16-story condo tower at 20 Bayard St. should proceed as planned, Williamsburg’s a Community Board 1 committee voted on Tuesday, but that doesn’t mean a neighboring 22-story proposal will get the same treatment next week. Comment

She disliked our coverage — but loved the photo of her children!

Letters: Our mailbag is filled with letters about the changes on Columbia Street, a former brothel on Lincoln Place, a Downtown development project, Paul LoDuca’s rehab starts with the Cyclones, our troops in Iraq, and what a great job reporter Matthew Lysiak is doing Comment

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