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Saturday, March 15, 2008

Coney Island rides again!

Coney Island: Amusement operators will unleash the Cyclone and whirl the Wonder Wheel nearly a month early for what may well be the last summer on Coney Island as we know it. Comment

Brooklyn’s six-million-dollar view

Development: The highest-priced apartment with the biggest balcony in the tallest building in Brooklyn is now on sale — for just $6 million! — at the borough’s iconic Williamsburgh Savings Bank building. Comments (1)

State begins demolition at Brooklyn Bridge ‘Park’ — then tells the press after the fact.

Bridge ‘Park’: Demolition of Brooklyn Bridge ‘Park’ begins. Comments (3)

Study: Buses will get people to ‘Park’

Bridge ‘Park’: Bus them and they will come. Transportation experts went back to the future to find ways to get more people to the remote Brooklyn Bridge Park — the 85-acre open space, commercial and condo development planned for the DUMBO and Brooklyn Heights waterfront — and what they came up with is straight out of early 20th-century urban planning. Comments (1)

Brooklyn Museum honors Ratner

Atlantic Yards: Controversial Atlantic Yards developer Bruce Ratner has bought himself the Brooklyn Museum’s highest honor, nabbing the institution’s illustrious Augustus Graham Award thanks to his financial contributions to the arts, The Brooklyn Paper has learned. Comments (3)

Another Ratner lie! Gehry was not ‘born in Brooklyn’

Atlantic Yards: Atlantic Yards developer Bruce Ratner has been caught in another lie: His star architect Frank Gehry was not born in Brooklyn, as Ratner has long claimed. Comments (2)

Developer is racing to beat Williamsburg zoning changes

Williamsburg: A developer is rushing to tear down this old North 10th Street warehouse and dig the foundation for his 25-unit luxury condo tower before June 30, when new rules kick in that require developers to include affordable housing if they want to receive a construction subsidy. Comments (1)