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Bill de Blasio takes dig at Brooklyn Nets - Yahoo Sports - Yahoo Finance

Atlantic Yards - December 8, 2017 - 12:37pm

Yahoo Finance

Bill de Blasio takes dig at Brooklyn Nets - Yahoo Sports
Yahoo Finance
NYC mayor Bill de Blasio took an unprompted dig at the Brooklyn Nets. Welcome back to the NBA litness test, in which we parse over what got the basketball interwebs buzzing and determine its degree of litness. Recently re-elected New York mayor Bill de ...

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Brooklyn Trash Talk: De Blasio disses Nets, team claps back with tweet - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Atlantic Yards - December 7, 2017 - 4:26pm

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Brooklyn Trash Talk: De Blasio disses Nets, team claps back with tweet
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
As a city councilmember, de Blasio supported the Nets' move to Brooklyn and backed Atlantic Yards. Eric Phillips, de Blasio's press secretary, attempted to act as a mediator on Wednesday. "The mayor's a fan and rooting for you guys!” Phillips wrote in ...
The NBA litness test: New York mayor Bill de Blasio takes unprompted dig at Brooklyn NetsYahoo Finance

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Bill de Blasio's Latest Local Sports Diss: The Brooklyn Nets - Patch.com

Atlantic Yards - December 7, 2017 - 9:11am

Patch.com

Bill de Blasio's Latest Local Sports Diss: The Brooklyn Nets
Patch.com
BROOKLYN, NY — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has found himself wrapped up in another controversy over local sports teams, this time with the Brooklyn Nets. It started Tuesday night, when a constituent at a town hall in Queens stood up t ask him a ...

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Now the mayor's dissing the Nets! - NetsDaily

Atlantic Yards - December 6, 2017 - 12:39am

NetsDaily

Now the mayor's dissing the Nets!
NetsDaily
Wow, the Nets have lost the mayor. Rich Calder of the Post, who covers City Hall, was with New York's mayor, Bill DeBlasio at a Town Hall in Queens when a man in a Nets jacket rose to ask a question... Wow! @NYCMayor de Blasio, who backed Atlantic ...

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LIRR installs new switches near Brooklyn terminal - Progressive Rail Roading

Atlantic Yards - December 5, 2017 - 10:22am

Progressive Rail Roading

LIRR installs new switches near Brooklyn terminal
Progressive Rail Roading
The work will allow trains to access the Altantic Yards directly from the terminal, according to the railroad. Photo – mta.info. MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) has begun installing new switches near the Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn. The work is ...

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The Uneasy Future of Islanders Hockey in Brooklyn - The Bridge

Atlantic Yards - December 4, 2017 - 8:14pm

The Bridge

The Uneasy Future of Islanders Hockey in Brooklyn
The Bridge
When the New York Islanders announced five years ago that they would leave the Long Island suburbs for Brooklyn to share the new Barclays Center with the Brooklyn Nets, the move was hailed by the New York Times as “an unexpectedly rapid vindication” of ...

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LIRR service suspended between Jamaica Station, Atlantic Terminal this weekend - Metro US

Atlantic Yards - November 30, 2017 - 11:32am

LIRR service suspended between Jamaica Station, Atlantic Terminal this weekend
Metro US
LIRR tickets will be cross-honored on the Q24 bus to East New York to and from Jamaica Station. • Additionally, J trains will cross-honor LIRR tickets on Dec. 9 and Dec. 10 to and from the Sutphin Boulevard-Archer Avenue-JFK Airport stop at Jamaica ...
LIRR to perform switch installation at Atlantic TerminalRailway Track & Structures

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Congestion pricing is the right solution – in the wrong borough - City & State

Atlantic Yards - November 19, 2017 - 8:21pm

City & State

Congestion pricing is the right solution – in the wrong borough
City & State
Much of this growth is the result of recent policies enacted during former Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration, such as the rezoning of Fourth Avenue in Brooklyn and the influx of new residential development in areas like Long Island City ...

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Simplistic math mangles the odds of affordable housing lotteries - City & State

Atlantic Yards - November 16, 2017 - 4:39pm

City & State

Simplistic math mangles the odds of affordable housing lotteries
City & State
But averages are meaningless when it comes to such applications. My closer look shows that only 1,876 households fit the income guidelines for the 152 upper middle-income units. That's about a 1-in-12 chance, all before the applicants face full vetting ...

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Combat rifle-toting NYPD cops to be deployed at major games, concerts amid terror concerns - New York Daily News

Atlantic Yards - November 14, 2017 - 2:40am

New York Daily News

Combat rifle-toting NYPD cops to be deployed at major games, concerts amid terror concerns
New York Daily News
The NYPD plans to send heavily armed precinct cops, toting automatic weapons, to every major sporting event and concert in the city as part of its anti-terrorism efforts, police sources said. Cops assigned to Brooklyn's 78th Precinct, which houses the ...

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Nearly 100 middle-income units sit vacant at Brooklyn's Pacific Park development - 6Sqft (blog)

Atlantic Yards - November 6, 2017 - 1:12pm

6Sqft (blog)

Nearly 100 middle-income units sit vacant at Brooklyn's Pacific Park development
6Sqft (blog)
Over 67,000 households applied for the 90 low-income units. While lower-income households in search of affordable housing face much tougher odds than middle-income applicants, the middle-income applicants haven't shown much interest in applying for the ...

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Atlantic Yards Developers Struggle to Find Tenants for Higher-Income Affordable Units - City Limits

Atlantic Yards - November 3, 2017 - 1:16pm

City Limits

Atlantic Yards Developers Struggle to Find Tenants for Higher-Income Affordable Units
City Limits
Pacific Park's high income requirements are not unique to the complex; the affordable units in the new City Point building in downtown Brooklyn, the Essex Crossing project in Manhattan and a 26-story residential building in Jamaica, Queens also have ...

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Brooklyn and Queens Developers Push for Better Infrastructure, Zoning at CO Event - Commercial Observer

Atlantic Yards - November 1, 2017 - 3:51pm

Brooklyn and Queens Developers Push for Better Infrastructure, Zoning at CO Event
Commercial Observer
Now Forest City, which has built seven million square feet of office space in Downtown Brooklyn since the 1980s, is setting its sights on developing a million-square-foot office tower on a large parcel near Atlantic Yards. Gilmartin hopes to develop ...

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See Firsthand the Architectural Ghosts of New York City - Architectural Digest

Atlantic Yards - October 30, 2017 - 1:36pm

Architectural Digest

See Firsthand the Architectural Ghosts of New York City
Architectural Digest
... models made over the summer by Columbia University architecture students) include Fuller's domed stadium for the Atlantic Yards (which, if realized, might have kept the Dodgers from leaving Brooklyn) and Wright's mixed-use development on Ellis ...

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OFF PHOTOGRAPHY, ON POLITICS & ABOUT PAINTING: PETER KRASHES REVIVES FIGURATIVE POPULISM AS ... - HuffPost

Atlantic Yards - October 25, 2017 - 6:16am

HuffPost

OFF PHOTOGRAPHY, ON POLITICS & ABOUT PAINTING: PETER KRASHES REVIVES FIGURATIVE POPULISM AS ...
HuffPost
Various writers, and Krashes himself, prizes the imagery for its admirable centering around his autobiographical participation as a community organizer some ten years earlier in the protests and events challenging the controversial Brooklyn Atlantic ...

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In New Books on Bloomberg and de Blasio, Unreliable Atlantic Yards History - Gotham Gazette

Atlantic Yards - October 24, 2017 - 6:53pm

Gotham Gazette

In New Books on Bloomberg and de Blasio, Unreliable Atlantic Yards History
Gotham Gazette
"Atlantic Yards down the memory hole" is a phrase I coined to describe how the facts and history of the controversial real estate project -- which was renamed Pacific Park Brooklyn in 2014 -- regularly get mangled by journalists, public officials, and ...

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In New Books on Bloomberg and de Blasio, Unreliable Atlantic Yards History - Gotham Gazette

Atlantic Yards - October 24, 2017 - 6:53pm

Gotham Gazette

In New Books on Bloomberg and de Blasio, Unreliable Atlantic Yards History
Gotham Gazette
"Atlantic Yards down the memory hole" is a phrase I coined to describe how the facts and history of the controversial real estate project -- which was renamed Pacific Park Brooklyn in 2014 -- regularly get mangled by journalists, public officials, and ...

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With 421-a Maneuver, Pacific Park Developer Could Save Buyers $50 Million More in Taxes - City Limits

Atlantic Yards - October 23, 2017 - 5:14am

City Limits

With 421-a Maneuver, Pacific Park Developer Could Save Buyers $50 Million More in Taxes
City Limits
Developers of 550 Vanderbilt, the first condominium building in the long-gestating Pacific Park (formerly Atlantic Yards) project, seem poised to turn a sweet deal into a bonanza, thanks to real-estate alchemy that super-sizes an already large tax ...

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How an Artist's Activism Nurtured His Painting - Hyperallergic

Atlantic Yards - October 20, 2017 - 11:47am

Hyperallergic

How an Artist's Activism Nurtured His Painting
Hyperallergic
Around a decade ago, at the onset of the controversial Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park development project in Brooklyn, he became a community organizer in response to his studio, home and neighborhood being disrupted. This show is a ten-year survey ...

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