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Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010

The MTA’s big bollards are an affront to Brooklyn

Atlantic Yards: The Brooklyn Paper’s editorial board has harsh words for the tomb-like security perimeter around the new Long Island Rail Road terminal. Comments (5).

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010

Revealed! LIRR bollards are bigger than they need to be!

Fort Greene: The controversial, tomb-like bollards around the new Long Island Rail Road terminal at Atlantic and Flatbush avenues — which were supposedly installed at the behest of the police — are actually excessive under NYPD counter-terrorism standards. Comments (9).

Big news for Coney! Big gun to run theme park this summer

Coney Island: Coney Island’s going back to the big time, as the city announced last Wednesday that the amusement wizards behind the popular Victorian Gardens theme park will begin running an amusement park by the Boardwalk this summer — and they’re using the throwback name Luna Park! Comments (1).

Friday, Jan. 22, 2010

Trolley trash! Workers tear up history near Brooklyn Bridge Park

Bridge ‘Park’: Fulton Ferry Landing preservationists are fuming that construction workers trashed a piece of history at the entrance to Brooklyn Bridge Park — set to open this month — that could have helped create a new trolley service. Comments (6).

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010

Brownstone is down zone, says new report

Development: Prices for the borough’s most luxurious housing have plummeted — speeding a trend that began when the economy took a nose-dive two years ago. Comments (4).

Trolley trash! Workers tear up history near Brooklyn Bridge Park

Bridge ‘Park’: Fulton Ferry Landing preservationists are fuming that construction workers trashed a piece of history at the entrance to Brooklyn Bridge Park — set to open this month — that could have helped create a new trolley service. Comments (6).

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