Thursday, March 23, 2017


Survive and Thrive:Towards a Justice-Focused Gowanus Neighborhood (Gowanus Neighborhood Coalition for Justice)

From the report:

MTA Gave Scant Notice of Long-Term R Train Station Closures, Critics Say (DNAinfo)

Though the MTA has been planning the closure for more than a year now, transit officials only sent out an official press release with the closure start dates on Wednesday, five days before the 53rd Street station will close for service in both directions starting Monday.
The Bay Ridge Avenue station is scheduled to close next Wednesday, and the Prospect Avenue station is scheduled to close June 5.

DOT Aims To Make Brooklyn's 4th Avenue Less Horrifying For Cyclists, Everyone (Village Voice)

Archeologists to examine pre-k site for bones of Maryland 400 (Brooklyn Paper)

The city is currently in negotiations to purchase the empty Ninth Street lot between Third and Fourth avenues, after Council voted in December to acquire the site for a 180-seat pre-kindergarten school.
But before it can start construction, the state’s historic preservation agency requires the city to contract archeologists to spend a few days excavating the property to determine its cultural value.

Is the Garment District about to unravel?

The mayor's plan to move fashion workers to Brooklyn could signal the end of fashion manufacturing in Midtown (Crain's)

Why Robert Moses Keeps Rising From an Unquiet Grave (New York Times)                  

Breslin: Trump, 'Junior With a Big Ego,' said he'd buy the paper — I wanted out (Daily News)

The remnants of Dead Horse Bay, formerly a NYC landfill, are being explored in an UrbanGlass exhibit (Untapped Cities)

Creative Time Will Stage 25-Year Sophie Calle Project at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn (Art News)

A New Documentary Explores the Wild Life and Tragic Death of Lee Morgan (Village Voice)

Greatest Love of All - still time to catch the Whitney Houston Biennial

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