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Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008

Con-don’t!

Bridge ‘Park’: There must be no housing inside Brooklyn Bridge Park — and the entirety of the 85-acre open space and condo development should be protected by being formally zoned as parkland, a coalition of community leaders said on Tuesday. Comments (4)

Suckers!

Suckers!

Bridge ‘Park’: The builders of the Brooklyn Bridge Park development shelled out more than $800,000 to tear down a building to make room for a grand public plaza — even though the city was fully intent on seizing the cleared land and delaying the park segment at least five years. Comment

Moon-sold!

Moon-sold!

Brooklyn Heights: A Brooklyn family has gone over the moon — to the tune of $4 million! — for one of the most famous houses in Brooklyn Heights: the mansion where “Moonstruck” was filmed. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008

Ratner’s first tenants

Fort Greene: He thought it would be Atlantic Yards, but developer Bruce Ratner’s first residential building in Brooklyn will actually be this 34-story rental tower on DeKalb Avenue in Fort Greene. Comments (3)
Bridge ‘Park’: There must be no housing inside Brooklyn Bridge Park — and the entirety of the 85-acre open space and condo development must be protected by being formally zoned as parkland, a state Senate candidate said on Tuesday. Comments (6)

Yes, but how good is your service?

Vox Pop: Neighbors of a Shore Road building went ballistic when Verizon started installing cellular equipment atop the tower, but the carrier said the new antennas were needed to provide good service. And even the protesters admitted that they all use the ubiquitous mobile devices. So how is service in Bay Ridge? We hit the streets to find out. Comment

Monday, Aug. 18, 2008

The ‘Park’ will never be built

Editorial: Our editorial board is outraged over more incompetence — and yet another delay — at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comments (3)
Boerum Hill: A look at the decline of Brooklyn’s fabled “Antiques Row.” Comments (5)

Toren! Toren! Toren!

Toren! Toren! Toren!

Downtown plan: Downtown’s hottest new skyscraper is getting its outer skin. Let’s take a look. Comment

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