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Not Just Nets

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Duffield neighbors are hostile to the new hostel

Downtown: The builders behind Duffield Street’s half-finished Hotel Indigo revealed renderings this week for another boutique hotel on the Downtown throughway — the fourth inn planned for the block between Fulton and Willoughby streets. And not everyone is happy. Comments (2).

Tough to play the real-estate game

Cartoon: Our cartoonist Cristian Fleming offers his take on free-falling house prices in the borough. Comment.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

‘Eternal Sunshine’ house may not be torn down after all

Williamsburg: The final credits haven’t rolled for a cinematic Williamsburg home that was once slated for demolition. Comment.

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Free fall! Housing prices are plummeting

Development: After bucking a national trend for more than a year, home prices in Brooklyn are finally in free fall, a new study revealed on Monday. Comments (5).

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Oedipus Recchia! Council panel is not too keen on Bloomy’s Coney rezoney

Coney Island: Mayor Bloomberg’s controversial plan to redevelop Coney Island came under a blistering attack from a hostile City Council committee last week. Comments (8).

Fed, Bloomy ‘Superfund’ battle slogs to the finish

Cleaning the Gowanus: The Gowanus Canal is in an unusual position of having two governments bitterly fighting for the right to clean the horribly toxic waterway — and both Mayor Bloomberg and the federal Environmental Protection Agency are upping the rhetoric with less than a week left in the public debate. Comments (4).