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Thursday, June 4, 2009

Albany throws Bloomy a rabbit punch in Coney

Coney Island: Mayor Bloomberg’s plan to redevelop Coney Island is tied up in Albany, causing yet another headache for the controversial proposal to create a new amusement park and thousands of apartments on the hard-luck peninsula. Comments (3).

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Going up! ‘Finger’ building will keep rising

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: The new owners of Williamsburg’s so-called “Finger Building” have agreed to amputate the controversial North Eighth Street tower, but the size of the cut remains in question. Comments (2).

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

A ‘Ten’ shun! CB6 blocks Enrique Norten’s dream house in Slope

Park Slope: Internationally celebrated architect Enrique Norten’s unpopular apartment building in Park Slope suffered another blow last week when a local community board panel shot down an appeal to build additional units at the Carroll Street site. Comments (4).

Monday, June 1, 2009

LIRR chief: Sweeter MTA deal for Ratner could get Yards back on track

Atlantic Yards: Atlantic Yards developer Bruce Ratner is poised to receive new, generous terms from the MTA that supporters say could jumpstart his stalled mega-project even as a new report revealed that the cit y would actually lose money on the basketball arena at the heart of the $4-billion housing and office complex. Comments (16).

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