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Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Report: Brooklyn leads in derelict construction sites

Development: The Borough of Churches is fast becoming the Borough of Empty Lots. Comments (7).

Inside one such troubled site

Williamsburg: The empty lot at N. Ninth and Roebling streets in Williamsburg should have been a 204-unit condo — instead it is a danger to the community. Comment.

Monday, May 31, 2010

OK, so it’s Memorial Day — but here’s a great labor story

Williamsburg: Two former employees at a luxury rental building on the posh Williamsburg waterfront, say they were fired for trying to organize a union among coworkers to improve their working conditions. Comments (1).

Saturday, May 29, 2010

It’s Saturday — and a new day dawns at Coney Island

Coney Island: Luna Park, the first new amusement park in almost 50 years, opens today. Comments (6).

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Theater for a New Audience builds its dream house (without renderings!)

BAM District: A renowned — but itinerant — Shakespeare company will soon have a permanent home across the street from the Brooklyn Academy of Music where the poor players can strut and fret their hour upon the stage. Comments (5).

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