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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Sitt on this! Joe says Bloomy’s Coney rezoney is baloney

Coney Island: Coney Island’s would-be savior, Joe Sitt, broke a two-year silence to skewer the city’s controversial Coney Island redevelopment plan, just as Mayor Bloomberg’s rezoning proposal got a rubber stamp from the City Planning Commission on Wednesday. Comments (3)

No more Coney baloney: Joe sitts down with The Paper

Coney Island: Coney Island landowner Joe Sitt finally sat down with The Brooklyn Paper. Here are the highlights. Comment

Web readers ask: What WAS that pro-arena editorial?

Letters: Our readers react. Negatively, in case you were wondering. Comments (8)

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Yards foes ‘suit’ up for another appeal

Atlantic Yards: Nine property owners inside the Atlantic Yards footprint moved last week to appeal last month’s Appellate Division ruling that said the state could use eminent domain to seize privately owned land for the controversial arena and skyscraper proposal. Comments (18)

Monday, June 15, 2009

New signs of life at Bridge ‘Park’

Bridge ‘Park’: The proposed Brooklyn Bridge Park showed new signs of life last week as officials moved to take the reins of its first piece of actual parkland — the existing Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park. Comment

Bigger is better in Fort Greene

Fort Greene: In the midst of one of the most severe economic crises in decades, two real-estate developers are moving ahead, albeit slowly, to build hundreds of new apartment buildings in Fort Greene. Comments (2)

‘Green Church’ school approved

Bay Ridge: Plans to build a school on the site of the demolished “Green Church” earned an A+ last week. Comments (8)

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