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Saturday, Jan. 6, 2007

Roger cuts ‘Green’ for Yards review

Citing racism, lawmaker/breaker blocks grant bucks

Atlantic Yards: In a final strike against Atlantic Yards opponents, outgoing Assemblyman Roger Green blocked a promised grant of $100,000 for an independent review of the project by a coalition of 40 civic groups, citing a racially charged comment made by a lone individual. Comment.

Big price tag in Hook

Red Hook: Transforming a cargo port on the Red Hook waterfront into a maritime tourist attraction will cost $326 million, according to an internal city document obtained by The Brooklyn Paper this week. Comment.

Roger Green, at long last, have you no sense of decency?

Editorial: The disgraced former Assemblyman — who once had to resign after being convicted of stealing state funds — hit a new low just before leaving office last month with a vendetta-filled move to block funding for an independent review of the massive Atlantic Yards project. Comment.

A gay old time

Red Hook: Queen Mary 2 is about to host a bunch of queens. Comment.

No ‘Toll’ on Gowanus

Development: The builder that gave the ’burbs a shine with its trademark McMansion isn’t ready to get its tools dirty along Brooklyn’s Lavender Lake. Comment.

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