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City Issues RFP for Brooklyn Heights Library Site

Brownstoner reports that the City has issued a Request for Proposals to develop the site now occupied by the Brooklyn Heights Branch of Brooklyn Public Library at 280 Cadman Plaza West. The RFP provides that the developer’s plan “must incorporate a brand new, 20,000 square foot library branch (“New Library”) for the Brooklyn Heights community.” […]

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Rosa Rugosa Returns

This past Wednesday your correspondent took his customary walk around Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, and got this photo of Rosa rugosa in bloom again. With luck, they’ll be around through November. As reader Stuart noted in a comment then: “[T]he rugosas are tough as nails. They can take anything, even salt. [T]he rose hips […]

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