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Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010

Bloomy reveals Superfund hypocrisy

Editorial: On the Newtown Creek, the mayor favors federal Superfund designation. On the Gowanus, he does not. The Brooklyn Paper editorial board thinks it smells something fishy — and it ain’t the canal water. Comments (5).

Man arrested for dumping crap in the Newtown Creek

Cleaning Our Waterways: We mean that literally! Comments (1).

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010

Block buster! State moves to close roads around Yards arena

Atlantic Yards: The construction of Bruce Ratner’s Atlantic Yards will enter a new phase next month when three major streets are permanently wiped off the New York City grid to accommodate the developer’s basketball arena. Comments (14).

Monday, Jan. 11, 2010

The Park Slope Armory has opened (really!)

Park Slope: Hundreds of public school students finally got their chance to run, jump, scream and play inside the lavishly renovated Park Slope Armory, which opened on Monday after years and years of delays. Comments (6).

Friday, Jan. 8, 2010

Marty’s ‘Rose’ thorn: Put affordable housing promise in writing

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: Borough President Markowitz has rejected a developer’s bid for an 800-unit apartment complex on the South Williamsburg waterfront — unless the builders set aside 100 more below-market-rate units than they originally promised. Comments (5).

Superstunned! City backs fed clean-up of Newtown Creek

Cleaning Our Waterways: Oh, but it’s so different than the Gowanus Canal, don’t you know? Comments (7).

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