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North Brooklyn archive


Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007

Our O’Malley tale concludes

Beside the Point: The stunning conclusion of our “Should Walter O’Malley be in the Hall of Fame” saga. Comment

Council sweet on landmarking

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: The developer planning to transform the long-shuttered Domino Sugar refinery into a vibrant residential community will face increased costs now that the City Council has landmarked three historic buildings on the site — but the company couldn’t be happier. Comment

‘Finger’ stretching upwards

Williamsburg: A notorious 16-story apartment project on North Eighth Street that has been holding steady at 10 stories for seven months was cleared for takeoff this week. Comment

He knows where his victim lives — but he still got nabbed by cops

Williamsburg: Police arrested a 34-year-old man for robbing a man on Dec. 4 after threatening him, “I know exactly where you live so don’t call the police.” Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg and Bushwick’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Survey says: Nabe wants low-rent units

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: The developer who wants to build 2,200 units of luxury housing on the Domino Sugar refinery site just north of the Williamsburg Bridge is using its “affordable housing” component — about 660 of the new units — to promote the project in the community. Comments (1)