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Re-Zoning Update: DOE’s PEP Approves Middle School Move to Dock Street

On Thursday night, The Panel for Education Policy unanimously approved the DOE’s proposal to re-locate M.S. 313, a.k.a. Satellite West to the newly constructed school at Dock Street.  Satellite West is currently housed on the third floor of P.S. 307 and has less than 80 students.  The school also resides on the “persistently dangerous” list, […]

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Re-Zoning Update: CEC Meeting Tonight at P.S. 8

As previously reported, the re-zoning vote has been pushed back for two months so the CEC and DOE can hear more feedback from the P.S. 8 and P.S. 307 communities. Tonight’s CEC meeting is an opportunity to weigh-in on the re-zoning and also participate in the conversation about the DOE’s plan to re-locate M.S. 313 […]

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Smorgasburg Comes to Brooklyn Bridge Park Starting Sunday

Smorgasburg, the popular food fest that has attracted crowds to the Williamsburg waterfront on Saturdays will start having Sunday sessions at the Tobacco Warehouse in Brooklyn Bridge Park, at Water and Dock streets in the Fulton Ferry Historic District, starting this Sunday, September 9.

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Jane’s Carousel Takes Its First Spin in Brooklyn Bridge Park

This afternoon many city and community dignitaries, and some invited guests, including your correspondent and other press representatives, attended an opening ceremony for Jane’s Carousel. The video above shows the first spin of the antique merry-go-round in its new location, in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Riding the lead horse, and wearing a blue suit, is City […]

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Two Trees Snail Mail Spam

A tipster sent us this unsolicited letter they received today, from Two Trees Management, asking for support for their Dock Street Dumbo plan. Yelling “IT’S NOW OR NEVER FOR A NEW MIDDLE SCHOOL IN DUMBO AND OUR NEIGHBORHOOD’S FIRST EVER AFFORDABLE HOUSING!”, they ask the recipient to contact David Yassky immediately, and attend a hearing […]

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Truths emerge about SCA and Dock St.

Turns out, the School Construction Authority may have said one thing about building a middle school in DUMBO — but internally be discussing another. A concerned DUMBO citizen filed a Freedom of Information Act with the SCA to uncover what exactly they are saying about the proposed middle school site on Dock Street in DUMBO, […]

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Dock Street public hearing: Round 3

The Department of City Planning will host its public hearing for the controversial Dock Street DUMBO project this afternoon at its headquarters in lower Manhattan at 22 Reade Street. The meeting is on its day calendar, but is “not likely to start before 12:30 pm,” it says.

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BREAKING: Community Board 2 Approves Dock Street DUMBO Project

According to sources at tonight’s meeting, Community Board 2 gave their stamp of approval for the Two Trees’ Dock Street DUMBO project. The final vote was 30 yeah, 7 nay. More details to hopefully arrive soon. Congratulations, Two Trees! Looks like the $180k spent on lobbying firms last year really paid off!

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