Brooklyn Courier

Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009

Williamsburg

Strength of Lopez power in question

Two weeks after the general election, Assemblymember Vito Lopez (D-Williamsburg) is looking forward to a busy legislative agenda in Albany this winter. Comment.
Williamsburg

City backs Norah

Despite pleas for reconsideration, the city’s Landmark Preservation Commission has decided not to give Grammy Award-winning recording artist Norah Jones’ worrisome window proposal on her Cobble Hill home another look. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

FROGG Hops to Meet Legislators

In the wake of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s reelection, Cobble Hill environmental activists are joining with their neighbors in Park Slope, Carroll Gardens, and the Gowanus to lobby elected officials to put their weight behind the EPA’s Superfund recommendation for the Gowanus Canal. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

State, city promise short leash for Red Hook concrete plant

State and city officials are vowing to keep a close watch on a concrete plant once it opens in Red Hook — but those hoping for an environmental assessment before that day should expect to be disappointed. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Support for Boerum rezoning

All aboard the Boerum Hill rezoning! Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

City urged to clean Red Hook street

Forget about traffic, a Red Hook roadway has a problem of a different sort: trash. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Empty condos anger housing advocates

Protestors surrounded Jill Reeves with blown-up images of vacant condominiums at an affordable housing rally sponsored by Right to the City-NYC. Comment.

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