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Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008

More delays at Bridge ‘park’

Bridge ‘Park’: The builders of the Brooklyn Bridge Park development are already two months behind on a new construction schedule that is only three months old! Comments (2)

A hill too far

Bridge ‘Park’: State environmental officials — who have already rejected a key design element in the Brooklyn Bridge Park development — are now taking an extra long look at another key feature, embolding foes of the project. Comments (1)

Shuttle to ‘nowhere’?

Bridge ‘Park’: Add another perk to the list of sweeteners that the developers of the struggling One Brooklyn Bridge Park condo have doled out: now, residents in the tough-to-reach building have a free shuttle to Borough Hall. Comment

How Swede it is! H&M is coming to Fulton Mall

Downtown plan: The Swedish cheap-chic clothing store H&M will come to Fulton Mall next year, making it one of the first tenants in a giant glass-walled mall at Bridge Street. Comments (3)

City opens checkbook for Coney

Coney Island: The city has budgeted $200 million in taxpayer money to buy privately held land and make other improvements in Coney Island as part of its turnaround plan for down-on-its-luck neighborhood. Comments (2)

Fulton Street almost open for business

Clinton Hill: The worst may be over for merchants along Fulton Street in Clinton Hill after suffering through years of roadwork that turned the commercial corridor into a retail graveyard. Comment

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008

And baby makes three!

Atlantic Yards: Atlantic Yards opponent Daniel Goldstein and his wife did what megadeveloper Bruce Ratner has failed to do: they brought life to the Atlantic Yards footprint. Comments (21)

Shucks! Raw bar goes bad

Carroll Gardens: The city quietly revoked permits for a controversial oyster bar on Hoyt Street in Carroll Gardens, ending a months-long fight between prolific restaurateur Jim Mamary and neighbors who sought to keep their block dry. Comment

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