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Saturday, June 19, 2004

Saturday rally        

Atlantic Yards: While some residents have already walked away with wads of cash and a vow of silence those left fighting the proposed Atlantic Yards development in Prospect Heights will be taking their message to the streets on Saturday, June 19, from 2 pm to 6 pm. Comment.

DUMBO protesters meet poets on bridge        

Call it poetic justice. Comment.

From Israel to Nets        

Atlantic Yards: Call him the “great Jewish hope.” Comment.

Ratner vows he’ll relocate tenants displaced by Nets        

Atlantic Yards: Officials with Forest City Ratner, the company that plans to build a basketball arena surrounded by office towers and a housing complex in Prospect Heights, say they will relocate any apartment renters the plan displaces. Comment.

Charge city big lied about Downtown study        

City Council members and several preservation groups accused a high-ranking Bloomberg administration official of lying this week in testimony he gave about efforts to determine the historic status of three buildings that would be torn down under the proposed Downtown Brooklyn Plan. Comment.

Union workers and ACORN rally for ‘jobs, housing, hoops’        

Atlantic Yards: First came the flier, then came the rally. Comment.

TRAFFIC NIGHTMARE      

Atlantic Yards: A Forest City Ratner executive said he expects most shoppers at the soon-to-open Atlantic Terminal shopping mall will drive rather than take mass transit. Comment.

Cyclones hurler from the ’Hurst

Cyclones: Last season the Cyclones had a “first” with second baseman Danny Garcia being called up by the Mets to become the first Cyclones alum to reach the major leagues. Comment.

Newcomer Tijerina ready to lead

Cyclones: Tony Tijerina had never been to Brooklyn before last week. Comment.

Opening Cyclones summerhouse

Play’s the Thing: DID YOU EVER have a summerhouse to which you returned each year, after a wait that seemed interminable? Perhaps your annual summer return was to a camp, or to grandma’s place in the country, or your favorite beach, be it near or far. Comment.

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