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PM Update: Veto of Building Inspection Measure Angers Brennan

August 29th, 2007 · 1 Comment

(RIP, CBGB founder Hilly Kristal, who has died at the age of 75 from cancer. Mr. Kristal ran CBGB’s for three decades, until it was forced to close last October.) You might have noted this morning that Gov. Eliot Spitzer vetoed a bill yesterday to require more inspections by the Department of Buildings of structures […]

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PM Update: Scarano Targeting Continues, Greenpoint Hotel Owner Comes to Fourth Ave.

July 3rd, 2007 · 1 Comment

It’s never quiet, even as people escape the workplace for a mid-week holiday or very, very long weekend. In any case, we have a couple of items, starting with an email we just got. 1) Council Member Bill de Blasio continues trying to hammer at architect Robert Scarano. His office is now circulating a letter […]

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PM Update: Astroland Rumors & Projects on the Block

June 12th, 2007 · 1 Comment

1) The rumor floating around in Coney Island circles is that Astroland, which is scheduled to close for good after the summer season and whose rides are up for sale online, will be given a one-year stay of execution. Owner Carol Albert sold to developer Joe Sitt last year and almost immediately began asking for […]

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Tags: Brighton Beach · coney island · PM Update

PM Update: Ratner Workers Call Cops & Keep Working

April 27th, 2007 · Comments Off on PM Update: Ratner Workers Call Cops & Keep Working

The Prospect Heights demolitions being done by Forest City Ratner and the falling parapet situation at the Ward Bakery Building continue to be interesting today. 1) This morning the ESDC called a halt to demolition activities, but apparently, the call was ignored, at least as late as 3:00PM when workers were reported to still be […]

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Tags: Atlantic Yards · PM Update