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Saturday, July 29, 2006

City blocks South Slope building, ‘Minerva’ next

Development: And the tower shall not rise over 15th Street. Comment.

Mayor Marty?

Atlantic Yards: What does Marty want? Comment.

Roger Green must drop out

Editorial: Assemblyman Roger Green must stop dodging City Councilman Charles Barron’s call. Both Barron (D–Canarsie) and Green (D–Fort Greene) are hoping to retire longtime Rep. Ed Towns this fall. Comments (1).

Brooklyn’s Inn

Atlantic Yards: The same hotel mini-mogul set to open a 115-room Holiday Inn Express on the Park Slope side of the Gowanus Canal is putting the finishing touches on a second hotel just three blocks away. Comment.

Things looking up in Brooklyn, if you’re a skyscraper

Brooklyn Angle: “We are a city of skyscrapers. We are a city of towers.” That’s what Empire State Development Corporation Chairman Charles Gargano said last week, casting Brooklyn as the new Manhattan — a vision for the borough that many longtime residents and the newer Manhattan exiles simply do not share. Comments (1).