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Saturday, June 17, 2006


Atlantic Yards: How much would you pay to see this view out your window? Too late: Someone already paid $2.4 million for it. Comment

Yassky bill would push $3M to Ratner crony

Development: City Councilman David Yassky is under fire for asking city taxpayers to underwrite a promise that Atlantic Yards developer Bruce Ratner made to a handful of community organizations. Comment

The madness of Kings

Editorial: Brooklyn’s real-estate market — already red hot for the last 20 years — has gone truly insane. Here’s the latest evidence. Comment

Bloomy to ‘park’ opponents: Sue me

Development: Mayor Bloomberg wants opponents of the current plan for Brooklyn Bridge Park to sue him, too. Comment

‘Bullet busses’ sought for Flatbush Av

Red Hook: Busses would speed down traffic-clogged Flatbush Avenue — or other congested routes — under a proposed “Bus Rapid Transit” program unveiled by city officials this week. Comment

Walking tour of Bridge ‘park’

Bridge ‘Park’: Hop a fence with permission from the state. Comment

Atlantic Yards ‘doesn’t work’

Development: One of the city’s most-respected urban planning organizations weighed in on Bruce Ratner’s Atlantic Yards last week, saying it simply “does not work” for Brooklyn. Comment