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Saturday, Oct. 6, 2007

Park Conservancy on hip-hop snub: It wasn’t us!

Bridge ‘Park’: The head of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy this week strongly denied a Brooklyn Paper story that she had replaced a popular hip-hop festival with a production of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth,” saying the decision to give away the rap event’s June, 2008 dates was made entirely by state Parks officials. Comment

Candy factory conversion leaving a bitter taste

Downtown: The owner of the legendary “Candy Factory” building on Henry Street has flipped the property for nearly $20 million to a real-estate developer who is expected to turn the one-time artists’ colony into luxury apartments. Comment

Park’s slippery slope

Editorial: More evidence of why the state condo, commercial and open space project commonly referred to as Brooklyn Bridge Park is not, in fact, a park. Comment

$weetest deal for Domino lobbyists

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: Developers who want to line Williamsburg’s shore with nine luxury condo towers lined the pockets of influence peddlers with more than half-million dollars over the past two years to lobby for a city rezoning that will make it possible for them to convert the 11-acre waterfront site into a residential complex. Comments (1)

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