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Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007

Report: Cruise industry fails Red Hook

Red Hook: The Queen Mary 2 is a sinking ship when it comes to creating new jobs and revenue in New York, according to a report issued last week by an industry trade organization. Comments (2)

Down on Duffield

Downtown plan: Duffield Street homeowner Joy Chatel believes that if someone would just give her a chance to meet with Mayor Bloomberg, she could get him to abandon a longstanding plan to raze her home — which many historians believe was a stop on the Underground Railroad — to make way for a new park and an underground garage. Comment

Brooklyn’s tourist trap

Editorial: Two new reports show that Brooklyn’s leaders need to do more to attract visitors and keep them here long enough to spend their money. Comment

All drawn out

Red Hook: Our cartoonist’s take. Comments (1)

Booming fall for Gardens, Hill

Carroll Gardens: More than 2,000 new housing units are in the works in Carroll Gardens and the gritty area east of the Gowanus Canal between Sackett and Fifth streets. But a growing number of naysayers want to slow the pace of development. Comment