Development archive


Saturday, Sept. 9, 2006

Paying off Ratner

As developer slims project, public bill is likely to soar

Atlantic Yards: If Atlantic Yards shrinks, the public will pay more. Comments (1).

In other races…

Editorial: The Papers makes these endorsements. Comment.

25th Senate District

Atlantic Yards: 1. I will bring reform to Albany … The New York Times supports my campaign based largely on my ability to be a strong proponent of change. Comment.

Primary election smackdown

Development: They say you can’t tell the players without a scorecard — and you definitely can’t tell where the politicians stand without The Brooklyn Papers’ exclusive primary election candidate survey. Comment.

Climax in Fightin’ 11th: Donut hurled at Yassky

Atlantic Yards: Still facing criticism that his white skin makes him an inappropriate choice to represent a predominantly black congressional district, City Councilman David Yassky had a donut hurled in his direction in a racially charged press conference with Mayor Bloomberg at the very housing project where he launched his campaign in May. Comment.

57th Assembly District

Atlantic Yards: 1. My 20-year record of working in and with the community on tenant organizing, labor organizing. Comment.

18th Senate District

Atlantic Yards: Note: Despite repeated requests, candidate Tracy Boyland did not fill out our questionnaire. She also did not return repeated calls from The Brooklyn Papers. Comment.

20th Senate District

Atlantic Yards: Note: A third candidate, Anthony Alexis, declined repeated requests to participate in this valuable survey. Guillermo E. Philpotts did not provide a picture. Comment.

46th Assembly District

Atlantic Yards: 1. I have spent close to two decades working with neighbors, labor leaders, local activists and elected officials to help solve the problems affecting our community. Comment.

Welcome back to reality

Atlantic Yards: Nostalgic for summer already? Have you already forgotten that summer is a mixed bag, filled with balmy evening cocktails at Gowanus Yacht Club and mid-afternoon brunches on Alma’s rooftop — yet punctuated by heat waves, brownouts and the smells wafting across the Narrows? Comment.