Thursday, July 23, 2009

Atlantic Yards: Last night’s public hearing about the recent changes to the Atlantic Yards proposal that gave would-be developer Bruce Ratner sweeter terms degenerated into mayhem as supporters and opponents shouted at each other and the state panel overseeing the stalled megaproject. Comments (17)

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Red Hook: The Swedish furniture giant, which made alternative transportation a big selling point at its Red Hook megastore, will now start charging for boat rides from Manhattan. Comment

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Coney Island: A City Council committee approves the city’s plan to revive Coney Island. Comments (3)

Friday, July 17, 2009

Prospect Heights: The Brooklyn Botanic Garden is about to break ground on a new, transparent, glass-walled structure — but it’s not a new greenhouse, it’s a spiffy new Washington Avenue entrance. Comments (4)
Vinegar Hill: The city has made it official: It wants a supermarket inside the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Comments (7)

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Brooklyn Heights: A state agency has sunk a landlord’s plans to construct an underground garage topped with a garden behind an historic Joralemon Street apartment complex. Comments (1)

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