Saturday, Dec. 8, 2007

Downtown plan: The city has said it will redesign a park that is the centerpiece of its plan for Downtown Brooklyn after the owner of a home linked by historians to the Underground Railroad won a court settlement last week. Comments (3)

Big win on Duffield St.

Editorial: The city’s decision to spare a house on Duffield Street is a good one — but now the Bloomberg Administration must go one step further and ensure that a museum to Brooklyn’s Abolitionist past gets built. Comment

City can’t curb Yards security

Atlantic Yards: Elected officials and community groups again attacked the city, state and developer Forest City Ratner for their persistent refusal to discuss how they plan to secure the proposed Atlantic Yards basketball arena when it is slated to open in 2010. Comment

FOIL-ed! State says it can’t talk security

Atlantic Yards: The Brooklyn Paper finally receives the information it requested from the state regarding security at Atlantic Yards — and all it consists of is a document explaining why the state can not provide the information! Comment

Our man walks the walk Downtown

Downtown plan: Our columnist explores the wonder of Downtown — and worries about how long it will all last. Comments (1)
Downtown: A man drove an old BMW around Brooklyn to oppose the Navy Yard’s plan to tear down the “Admirals Row.” Comments (1)

CB6 OKs a reduced Hicks hi-rise

Carroll Gardens: A developer who scaled back his three-site project on public and private land in the Columbia Waterfront District won overwhelming support from Community Board 6’s land-use committee last Thursday. Comment

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