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Open Thread Wednesday 8/1/07

  Many things to kick around this week including: Scaffolding down at 60 Henry, will this help Oven, Blue Pig and Busy Chef?  Mansion House elm tree meeting… a little too secret?  Too much skin on Joralemon… what's the real story?  Weekly Ricky's "adult" product conversation/controversy…  Middle school in DUMBO?  Plan for 73 Pineapple called […]

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Elm Execution Stayed (For Now)

The elm tree on Hicks Street will live another day… for now. Brownstoner reports that the 145 Hicks (Mansion House) coop board meeting last night was held in the basement to avoid the general public from attending. "Tensions ran high" according to reports but the coop board did agree to further investigate tree-saving options while […]

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145 Hicks Board Meets Tonight

The coop board of 145 Hicks Street (Mansion House) will hold an open meeting tonight to share with residents its plan to cut down the 80 year old American elm tree in the building's courtyard. (Note: The meeting is not open to the public. It's an open board meeting for MH residents.) The discourse over […]

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Hicks Elm Tree: Is It Our Business?

The controversy surrounding the removal of the huge century old American elm tree at 145 Hicks Street continues with the Brooklyn Paper shedding some light on the coop board's decision: It’s the latest salvo in an ongoing battle that appeared to reach its climax on July 18, when the co-op board at Mansion House, at […]

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Buh Bye Big Elm Tree

"JE" writes to BHB: The board of directors at 145 Hicks is trying to take down the huge elm tree in front of the building. This is one of the most venerable and lovely of our trees, is in perfect health, and removing it would be a  terrible loss to our neighborhood. lease consider doing […]

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