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Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010

Re-hired! Kent Avenue workers get job back, though no union

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: Two workers who were fired in May after trying to organize a union in a Williamsburg luxury rental building are finally back on the job — though the building remains non-unionized. Comments (8).

Roofus: Atlantic Yards remains a circus, Ringling or not

Atlantic Yards: Our cartoonist is at it again! Comment.

Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010

History? It’s a ‘Shore’ thing as Coney theater is landmarked

Coney Island: A decaying Coney Island icon was designated a city landmark on Tuesday — but it remains unclear what will become of it. Comments (6).

Big fish! Aquarium plans major shark center

Coney Island: Who needs Shark Week? In Brooklyn, we’ll have it all year long. Comments (1).

Monday, Dec. 13, 2010

Tenants and landlord play let’s make a deal on McGuinness

Greenpoint: The remaining tenants of a Greenpoint loft slated to become a homeless shelter are mulling a buyout offer from their landlord — removing the most significant obstacle from a nonprofit’s path to convert it. Comments (3).

Bedford Av. site still ‘Apple’ of Salvation Army’s eye

Williamsburg: Thrifty Brooklynites will have even more aisles of second-hand clothing to pick through as the Salvation Army plans to expand its Bedford Avenue thrift store — though Apple fans will be crying on their iPods. Comments (1).

Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010

Circus coming to town! Ratner, Ringling ink deal at Barclays Center

Atlantic Yards: The development of Atlantic Yards has been sometimes compared to a three-ring circus — but now the real thing is coming to Prospect Heights. Comments (11).

Friday, Dec. 10, 2010

Beer on Bruce? Could be, if you take the subway

Construction Update: Here’s one sudsy solution to car traffic at Atlantic Yards — give transit-riding basketball fans a free beer. Comments (16).

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