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Thursday, May 14, 2009

Sitt not on it — Joe’s Coney ‘Festival’ suffers setback

Coney Island: In an embarrassing setback, Coney Island’s would-be savior, developer Joe Sitt, has postponed the highly publicized grand opening of rides, freak shows and vendors this weekend. Comments (9)

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Art attacked! State park cops reuglify DUMBO building

Bridge ‘Park’: An evolution-themed artwork that beautified an ugly scaffolding was ripped down by state officials who claimed the artists did their public service without permission. Comments (9)

‘Historic’ day for W’burg’s Fillmore Place

Williamsburg: Williamsburg — the jam-packed home to scores of art galleries, hundreds of bands and even 30 kickball teams— just made space for a little history, too. Comments (1)

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

EPA honcho: Superfund can’t stop the stink!

Cleaning Our Waterways: The feds cast doubt on the city’s plan to clean the Gowanus Canal — but admit that the Superfund plan would not fix the biggest problem: the hundreds of millions of gallons of raw sewage that end up in the canal whenever it rains. Comments (16)

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Monday, May 11, 2009

Park Slope’s district would be truly historic under local plan

Park Slope: Brooklyn’s largest historic district would triple in size — and become the biggest in the city — under a proposal unveiled last week by a Park Slope community group. Comments (5)