At a recent meeting with Poplar Street residents, the city Department of Transportation’s representative, Tanvi Pandya, made it clear that DOT isn’t giving an inch in its desire to effectively destroy our neighborhood by demolishing the Promenade for a minimum of six years (good luck with meeting that timetable) and putting a six lane highway […]
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DOT Representative Tells Poplar Street Residents it Remains Committed to “Temporary” Promenade Destruction; a Heights Resident Responds
Mic Drop: Hundreds Gather For Anti-Hate Rally in Adam Yauch Park with Beastie Boy “Ad Rock,” Electeds, Religious & Community Leaders
When Adam Yauch Park was desecrated by anti Semitic and pro-Trump graffiti on Friday afternoon the community reaction was swift. Law enforcement deemed the incident a hate crime and the City Parks Department immediately painted over the offensive tags. State Senator, Daniel Squadron deftly organized a bevy of elected officials and religious leaders for the […]
The Eagle reports that the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation’s Board of Directors voted 12-4 to proceed with the construction of two residential towers on the landward side of Pier six, near the park’s Atlantic Avenue entrance. The dissenting votes were by City Council Member Steve Levin; Zeeshan Ott, representing State Senator Daniel Squadron; Michael Stinson, […]
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