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News Flash: Court Continues Standstill Agreement in Tobacco Warehouse Controversy; Will Decide on Injunction Soon

BHB reader Martinlbrooklyn sends this report: At 12:15 today, after an extensive hearing of the pros and cons for issuing a preliminary,14-day injunction against St Ann’s Warehouse building a new performance space inside the Tobacco Warehouse shell, Judge Vitaliano, with the agreement of the parties, continued the standstill agreement among the parties for another two […]

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Park Board Meets, Receives Draft Report on Housing Alternatives

The board of directors of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation met today at the Brooklyn Heights Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library. The principal item on the agenda was receipt of the draft report of Bay Area Economics, the consultant hired by the Corporation to study alternatives to luxury housing as sources of revenue to […]

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BHA, Others Sue to Stop Development of Tobacco Warehouse

The Brooklyn Heights Association, along with the Fulton Ferry Landing Association and the New York Landmarks Conservancy, have sued both the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYSOP) and the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation in state court, claiming that NYSOP acted illegally in its application to the National Park Service to […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park to Hold Public Hearings on Alternatives to Housing

This in from Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation: Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Committee on Alternatives to Housing, with the assistance of Bay Area Economics Consulting, is conducting two public hearings to solicit comments from the public on alternative sources that could be relied upon to finance the on-going operations of the park in lieu of revenues from […]

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St. Ann’s Gets “Conditional” Nod for Tobacco Warehouse

There was no surprise at this afternoon’s meeting of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation’s board of directors. After a presentation by the Corporation’s president, Regina Myer, that duplicated the one she gave at the community meeting on Monday, and after her briefly summarizing the comments made at that meeting, which she described as being split […]

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Fela! Concert Tonight Moved Indoors

The Fela! concert, originally planned to be held on Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park this evening, has been moved because of the inclement weather. It will now be held at St. Ann’s Warehouse, 38 Water Street. The doors open at 6:00 p.m., and the concert starts at 6:30 p.m. Admission (still free) is first come, […]

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Looking for Things to Do? Some Last-Minute Ideas

If you’re in town and still looking for things to do on what promises to be a gorgeous Saturday, here are some thoughts: Brownstone Poets is hosting a poetry reading featuring local poets Pam Laskin and James McMenamin, starting at 2:30 this afternoon, at the Park Plaza Restaurant, 220 Cadman Plaza West. Admission is a […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Releases Tobacco Warehouse RFP

As rumored, Brooklyn Bridge Park has issued a Request for Proposal [download PDF]  “for the rehabilitation and adaptive re-use of the former Tobacco Warehouse for cultural, educational or community purposes.”

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What will happen to St. Ann’s?

Now that the Two Trees’ Dock Street DUMBO project will move forward following yesterday’s City Council vote, what’s going to happen to St. Ann’s Warehouse, the theater at 38 Water St., which is on the lot slated for redevelopment? The New York Times checked in with artistic director Susan Feldman this morning, who said she […]

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BKLYN Designs show this weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend, beyond the Brooklyn Heights Association house tour? It’s the seventh annual BKLYN Designs show in DUMBO, which is a three-day event showcasing contemporary home furnishing designers, speakers, a tour of DUMBO’s galleries, and a special house tour. The main exhibit is in St. Ann’s Warehouse at 38 Water […]

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