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Saturday, Nov. 6, 2004

Develop Don’t Destroy gets ready   to dance

Atlantic Yards: The most prominent activist group to protest plans for Bruce Ratner’s proposed Atlantic Yards development, Develop-Don’t Destroy Brooklyn, is holding a fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 6. Comment

Jersey: Move Nets to Newark       

Atlantic Yards: While Bruce Ratner continues to lobby New York city and state officials and community members to support the plan to build a 19,000-seat Brooklyn arena for his New Jersey Nets, city officials in Newark are lauding the successful procurement of funds and municipal approval to build an arena for the New Jersey Devils hockey team. Comment

EARTH TO BRUCE        

Atlantic Yards: Despite boasts by Atlantic Yards developer Bruce Ratner that he has purchased an overwhelming majority of the private property needed to build a basketball arena and office and apartment towers in Prospect Heights, The Brooklyn Papers has learned that several of the largest property owners there have not yet agreed to sell. Comment

SHUT UP!        

Atlantic Yards: Members of Community Board 2 are set for a fight at the board’s monthly meeting this Wednesday over the issue of board participation in negotiations for a community benefits agreement with Atlantic Yards developer Bruce Ratner. Comment