Open Thread Wednesday

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  • Jorale-man

    The latest on the lawsuit over the high-rises in Brooklyn Bridge Park. The Brooklyn Heights Association alleges that the park is building too much housing for what’s needed (Curbed gives a predictably pro-developer slant on the story):

  • Andrew Porter

    Here’s the article in The Brooklyn Paper, much less all-development-is good:

  • Roberto

    Contractors/developers could give show good faith and give a little by beginning their inherently noisy work an hour later – at 8 am instead of 7 am. This calls for pressure on our elected officials.
    Noise-cancelling headphones and white noise machine are helpful and so is the installation of triple and quadruple pane windows, but all of these measures run from low to high on the affordability scale. It is more and more costly to deal with the obstacles to peace and quiet. If we want more peace and quiet, we must fight for it.

  • Jorale-man

    Good points. I’m personally still getting over being woken at 4:30 am by someone driving up Clinton Street with their hand pressed on the horn for several blocks. I sure hope whatever aggrieved them about was worth waking up probably dozens of residents for.

  • brooklynbull

    Your history shares are wonderful – they usually send me on some vagary wandering through ‘old Brooklyn’ websites. Thank you!

  • Teresa

    I haven’t heard anything about a black and white being missing.

  • ionFreeman

    Was I the last to hear about the 2/3 weekend service shutting down for a year come Friday?