Monday, Aug. 29, 2011

Boro mighty are not so high on city’s ‘Skyscraper Historic District’ plan

Brooklyn Heights: A veritable who’s-who of Brooklyn’s most powerful landlords is coming out swinging against a city plan to landmark nearly two dozen tall buildings in Downtown and Brooklyn Heights, saying that the proposal would handcuff building owners from cashing in on the demand for new retail in the area around Borough Hall. Comments (7)

Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011

Workers vs. Ratner — round two

Construction Update: More than 30 angry construction workers rallied at the Barclays Center on Wednesday, the latest in a series of recent protests against developer Bruce Ratner for failing to hire more locals. Comments (11)

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