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Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Mr. Quadrozzi, tear down this wall!

Red Hook: An 18-foot-tall, corrugated wall obstructing the waterfront view in Red Hook Park must come down, a state court ruled, but some parents would rather see the barrier stand tall. Comments (1)

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Blue light special

Red Hook: The hype and possible corporate fortune generated by the brand new Ikea will likely draw other big-box retailers into Red Hook, putting the once thriving port neighborhood in the middle of an ongoing debate about national chain stores and the future of retail in urban areas. Comments (1)

Saturday, June 28, 2008

Ikea has meatballs, couches and … jams

Red Hook: Quiet Red Hook streets became bumper-to-bumper traffic jams when hordes of furniture-crazed shoppers flocked to the newly opened Ikea on its debut weekend. Comments (10)

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Freak show! City’s Coney plan is dissed by locals

Coney Island: The city’s controversial plan to redevelop Coney Island with new rides, attraction, hotels and housing got a dressing-down during a boisterous public meeting on Tuesday. Comment

Mermaids on parade!

Coney Island: Our photographer brings you all the color — and titillation — of this year’s Mermaid Parade in Coney Island. Comment

The balance of power?

Editorial: Our editorial board shares its disappointment in the Supreme Court’s decision not to hear an Atlantic Yards appeal. Comments (18)

After critical change, city is sweet on Domino

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: The city signed off on a new plan that would save the iconic Domino Sugar sign on the Williamsburg waterfront — and also pave the way for a glassy luxury addition atop the century-old sugar refinery building. Comments (2)