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Wednesday, April 21, 2010

BREAKING: Last holdout accepts Ratner’s $3M! He’s out of footprint by May 7

Atlantic Yards: Daniel Goldstein is now the $3-million man. Comments (36)

Goldstein is now, officially, the last Yards holdout

Atlantic Yards: The Atlantic Yards project’s most-outspoken opponent is now officially the last holdout. Comments (10)

The Rookie! Levin, fresh off big win, now fights Bloomy on Domino

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: Less than two weeks after winning a big political and policy victory on the Williamsburg waterfront, rookie Councilman Steve Levin is now after a bigger fight against a stronger opponent — he wants changes in a $1.2-billion Domino Sugar redevelopment that is backed by a wily veteran named Mike Bloomberg. Comments (17)

‘Labor’ pains at Carroll Gardens job site

Carroll Gardens: A controversial Carroll Gardens development continues to be a flashpoint for protests, with union officials this week blasting a contractor on the site for exploiting his non-union workers. Comments (3)

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Amphitheater critics give concert promoters an earful

Coney Island: More protests over Marty’s $64-million “Potato Chip” concert venue. Comments (4)

Monday, April 19, 2010

NYU is looking up — in the form of a Downtown Brooklyn tower

Downtown plan: As part of a bold new Brooklyn campus, New York University is talking about building a 41-story tower on Jay Street near Myrtle Avenue — a striking proposal that would radically change the face Downtown. Comments (2)

Friday, April 16, 2010

UPDATE: Jew gotta be kidding! Niederman ‘e-mail’ may have been faked!

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: A controversial e-mail from a Satmar Hasidic rabbi that urged opponents to vote down a divisive Williamsburg development project may have been fabricated! Comments (15)

Jew got mail! Prominent rabbi sent slimy e-mail to undermine rival

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: All’s fair in hate and war between two rival Hasidic factions. Supporters of a controversial waterfront development found that out when a rabbi slimed his foe. Comments (41)

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