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Another Bureaucratic Turf War Keeps DUMBO Park Locked Up

We earlier reported how obstinate state officials appeared to have delayed the opening of the Pier 1 portion of Brooklyn Bridge Park in a battle over who could claim credit for it. Now, it appears, the heavy hand of Albany may be delaying work on the Empire-Fulton Ferry section of the Park, between the foot […]

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Preview Tours of Pier 6 Offered at Willowtown Fair Saturday

Two guided “sneak preview” tours of the Pier 6 portion of Brooklyn Bridge Park will be given at 1:00 and 1:30 p.m., respectively, this Saturday, May 15. The tours are free, but limited to 30 persons each, on a first-come first-served basis. To sign up, go to the Willowtown Fair, which opens at 11:30 a.m. […]

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Park Progress: Pier 1 Lawns to Open Tomorrow; Ice Cream and Lobster Rolls May Follow

The well manicured lawns on the Pier 1 section of Brooklyn Bridge Park, which have so far been off limits to frisbee tossers and sunbathers, will be opened to the public tomorrow, Thursday, April 22. New York Post: Brooklyn Bridge Park is set to celebrate Earth Day in style tomorrow by finally opening its fabulous […]

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Sam O’Hare’s “The Sandpit”: a Revelation

The Sandpit from Sam O'Hare on Vimeo. Artist Sam O’Hare’s “The Sandpit”, with music composed by Human, co-written by Rosi Golan and Alex Wong, uses “tilt-shift photography” to depict a day in the life of the City. Much of the action is seen from the Promenade and from the Brooklyn Bridge, including scenes of construction […]

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Park Development Corp. Says Trees are All Right

Responding to a reader inquiry about the condition of the trees being held near the foot of Pier 3 for eventual transplantation to Pier 6, we requested information from the Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corporation. Today, Nathan Tinclair responded for the Corporation: We understand completely your reader’s concerns, and we have paid close attention to […]

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Park progress: Special Edition – An Inside Look!

Yesterday evening, your correspondent joined a group of thirty or so people, including BHB contributor Matthew Parker and Brooklyn Heights Association Board of Governors member Martin Schneider, for a tour of the northern portion (Piers 1 and 2) of the construction site for Brooklyn Bridge Park. Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corporation President Regina Myer (photo […]

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Pier 6 Ferry Dock a “Go”

As we noted in a previous post, a new ferry stop near the foot of Atlantic Avenue is one of the locations from which expanded ferry service to and from Brooklyn will be considered at a hearing to be held at Kings County Community College tomorrow evening. Tomorrow morning, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corporation […]

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