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Monday, Nov. 5, 2007

Local planner gets the big job: Carlton Brown to plan centerpiece of BAM district

BAM District: The centerpiece of a world-class arts district that’s going up around the Brooklyn Academy of Music will be built by a local developer, The Brooklyn Paper has learned. Comment

Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007

New Downtown Face: Vision of the future

Downtown plan: Downtown planners introduced on Thursday a glitzy vision of Downtown Brooklyn as a 24/7 destination — and neighborhood — putting snazzy window dressing on a retrenchment of the original notion that the Flatbush Avenue corridor and surrounding streets would be a booming business district. Comments (3)

Spelling it out: Artist tapes his anti-Yards message onto buildings

Atlantic Yards: Scott Witter — the curator of Brooklyn’s Other Museum of Brooklyn (a.k.a. BOMB) — has covered an entire brick wall with a caustic message to Mayor Bloomberg protesting the controversial 16-skyscraper–and–arena Atlantic Yards project, warning that the project would result in a neighborhood getting “raped.” Comment

Historic Dumbo? City considers landmarking

DUMBO: DUMBO residents, civic organizations and the area’s most-prominent developer were unified in their support for recognizing the neighborhood as a historic district at a Landmarks Preservation Commission hearing on Tuesday. Comment

Big deal. Astroland has been saved. Now what?

Letters: Our mailbag is full as usual! Comment

Performance artist Aaron Cedolia

Checkin’ in with: The man behind that weird line of “customers” at Trader Joe’s is unmasked! Comments (2)

Will Greenpoint museum be next victim of city land grab?

Williamsburg: While the city turns up the heat on TransGas, a smaller landowner is feeling the pressure from a city plan to condemn property to create Bushwick Inlet Park. Comments (3)