Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008

Rejected again! Ratner wins yet another big court case

Atlantic Yards: Opponents of Bruce Ratner’s Atlantic Yards mega-project vowed to take their fight all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court hours after a federal appeals court ruled in favor of the developer on Friday morning. Comments (1)

Bid to cut Ratner’s public subsidies fails

Atlantic Yards: The City Council quashed a bid on Wednesday by two Brooklyn politicians to withhold hundreds of millions of dollars in city and state subsidies from the Atlantic Yards mega-development. Comments (1)

CG rises up against development

Rezoning: City officials turned aside two parts of a Carroll Gardens Councilman’s three-pronged assault on supposed over-development this week — including the lawmaker’s bid for an immediate moratorium on new construction over 50 feet tall and a call to speed up a proposed downzoning. Comments (1)
Development: The in-house butler is coming to Brooklyn. Are we ready? Comments (1)
Development: The Hotel Bossert, the swanky Brooklyn Heights building that was the site of the Dodgers’ knock-down, drag-out World Series victory party in 1955 and, more recently, has served as a dormitory for the Jehovah’s Witnesses, is on the block. Comments (35)

Green nabe branches out

Downtown: The neighborhood that brought you solar-powered Christmas decorations now wants to take green living to the next level. Comments (1)

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