Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009

Pier pressure at Brooklyn Bridge ‘Park’

Bridge ‘Park’: There’s a ticking time bomb beneath the murky surface of the East River that could wreak havoc on the recently hiked budget of the Brooklyn Bridge Park development. Comments (4)


Atlantic Yards: Atlantic Yards ombudsman Forrest Taylor faced down an inquisitive public on Wednesday night — but many left the meeting feeling that the project’s troubleshooter had nothing to offer. Comments (2)

Some real news — though not from the ombudsman: There will be a hearing!

Atlantic Yards: Some real news — though not from the ombudsman Comment

Pfizer Pfails to Pfix Pformer Pfactory

Williamsburg: The faltering economy has killed plans to erect a large-scale residential development at the closed Pfizer plant in Williamsburg. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009


Amos sings! Bard of Coney belts it out in our offices!

Coney Island: Amos Wengler, the Bard of Coney Island, stopped by our DUMBO offices on Monday to sing his hit single, “Save Coney Island” — and, more important, send a message in song to the Bloomberg Administration. Comments (2)

Monday, Feb. 9, 2009

(House of) Detention deficit disorder

Boerum Hill: The city comptroller has delayed Mayor Bloomberg’s plan to renovate and reopen the Brooklyn House of Detention by saying that the costs for an initial portion of the project had almost doubled without a detailed explanation. Comments (2)

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