BPL Requests Public’s Opinion of Controversial Plans for Brooklyn Heights Branch

Dec 29, 13 BPL Requests Public’s Opinion of Controversial Plans for Brooklyn Heights Branch

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The Brooklyn Public Library is urging the public to voice their opinion on seven proposals for the future of the Brooklyn Heights branch of the BPL. Residents are being asked to visit the BPL’s website where they will be able to examine the seven plans for the library and then offer their comments on each plan. Among the proposals...

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Bushwick’s M Train Central Station Reopens with New Look

Aug 18, 13 Bushwick’s M Train Central Station Reopens with New Look

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After a hiatus of five months and an $11 million makeover, commuters in Bushwick got back their Central Avenue stop on the M train line. Among the spanking new features at the station are the repair of structural damage on the decrepit staircases and a new drainage system. Travelers who are not in too much of a hurry will also...

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Brooklyn Local Ridership Rolling Along

Apr 14, 13 Brooklyn Local Ridership Rolling Along

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The G train, also known as the Brooklyn local, has been gaining riders at a rate faster than any other subway line in New York City. Data from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority reveals that in 2012 the G gained 2,000 users each weekday, a rise of 4.2 percent, making other train routes in town look practically unused. This...

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Interim Use Planned for Domino Sugar Site Before Towers Rise

Mar 24, 13 Interim Use Planned for Domino Sugar Site Before Towers Rise

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Jed Walentas says that during the year leading up to the groundbreaking and the 10 to 15 years to build the $1.5 billion office and residence tower in Williamsburg, the neighborhood can expect to see some great uses of the land until the project is completed. Walentas is the company principal of Two Trees Management Company, which...

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Shore Parkway Promenade Bike Path On Road to Recovery

Feb 17, 13 Shore Parkway Promenade Bike Path On Road to Recovery

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One of Brooklyn’s favorite bike trails is about to get the attention it has needed ever since Hurricane Sandy did her worst to this scenic route. Repairman will have to fix tossed about concrete slabs, torn-up fencing and trenched roadways in at least ten different places along the 2.5 mile path. The contract to fix the bike path,... http://cheatingflappybird.com | читайте здесь

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Lost Dolphin Dies in Polluted Gowanus Canal

Jan 27, 13 Lost Dolphin Dies in Polluted Gowanus Canal

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A seven-foot long dolphin was seen by onlookers on Friday swimming in the highly polluted Gowanus Canal, occasionally surfacing and trying to rid itself of the dirt and gunk that was sticking to its back as it swam around looking for a way out. Unfortunately the dolphin died in the canal before the New York Police Department could...

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