Brooklyn Betting on China as a New and Huge Trade Partner

May 03, 15 Brooklyn Betting on China as a New and Huge Trade Partner

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Chinese investors are the force behind Pacific Park, the uber-development which Brooklynites from way back refer to as the Atlantic Yards. In December the country’s largest state-owned property developers broke ground there on a mixed-income housing project. Brooklyn businessmen would not only like to see more Chinese money...

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Jeb Bush Garnering Financial Advice in New York and Beyond

While many of us New Yorkers may not, yet, have our eyes on the next political election – Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush definitely does. Bush is moving quickly to garner financial support in the wealthy areas of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Interestingly, he is making direct personal appeals to many of the Wall Street...

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Dell Cherry Owner Offs Self as Cops Discover Illegal Marijuana Operation

Mar 01, 15 Dell Cherry Owner Offs Self as Cops Discover Illegal Marijuana Operation

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Disguised beneath the legitimate 67-year old Dell’s Maraschino Cherries plant was a huge operation cultivating the growth of marijuana, which is still illegal in New York. When  investigators from the Brooklyn DA’s office arrived on Tuesday with officials from the state Department of Environmental Conservation to look into a case...

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Historic Brooklyn Mansion Listed for Record $40 Million

Feb 08, 15 Historic Brooklyn Mansion Listed for Record $40 Million

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An 18,000 square-foot, 150 year-old Brooklyn mansion, was put on the market for a stratospheric $40 million. The home is in Brooklyn Heights, at 3 Pierrepont Place, and its list price competes with some of New York’s fanciest Fifth Avenue townhouses. With 15 bedrooms and 16 baths, the home has some inspiring views of the Brooklyn...

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Landmark Brooklyn Bank Building Now for Sale

Dec 21, 14 Landmark Brooklyn Bank Building Now for Sale

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The stately neo-Roman former Dime Savings Bank of New York building is about to make its debut on the real estate market, offering up some wonderful fantasies about what that space can become. Owned by JPMorgan Chase, some say the building could sell for as much as, or even more than $100 million. Situated at 9 DeKalb Avenue, the... PDFfiller

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Methodist Hospital Expansion Facing Park Slope Citizens Opposition

Dec 09, 14 Methodist Hospital Expansion Facing Park Slope Citizens Opposition

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Preserve Park Slope, a neighborhood citizen’s advocacy group, succeeded to win a hearing to postpone the expansion of Methodist Hospital. The group was able to convince the city’s Board of Standards and Appeals to examine the zoning variances which were given to the project. Methodist Hospital is seeing to build an eight-story...

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