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Brooklyn's development boom has brought a problem: Lots of rats - NY1

Atlantic Yards - December 19, 2017 - 12:16am

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Brooklyn's development boom has brought a problem: Lots of rats
NY1
On Monday, a group of residents took Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams on a tour of the neighborhood's rat problem. They said the problem has expanded beyond Prospect Heights to Park Slope and Fort Greene. They blame the surge in construction ...

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Brooklyn's development boom has brought a problem: Lots of rats - NY1

Atlantic Yards - December 19, 2017 - 12:16am

NY1

Brooklyn's development boom has brought a problem: Lots of rats
NY1
Homeowners throughout Prospect Heights have black boxes in their front yards — they're rat traps. Evidence of the roaming rodents is all over the neighborhood: by the entrance to a house — rat droppings. In a garden — burrows. Behind a fence — a ...

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The NBA litness test: New York mayor Bill de Blasio takes unprompted dig at Brooklyn Nets - Yahoo Finance

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

Yahoo Finance

The NBA litness test: New York mayor Bill de Blasio takes unprompted dig at Brooklyn Nets
Yahoo Finance
Welcome back to the NBA litness test, in which we parse over what got the basketball interwebs buzzing and determine its degree of litness. Let's get to it. NYC mayor Bill de Blasio disses Brooklyn Nets. There's nothing like some grade-A beef between a ...
Brooklyn Trash Talk: De Blasio disses Nets, team claps back with tweetBrooklyn Daily Eagle

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 Atlantic Yards Work Affects Brooklyn Service | Metro US - Metro US

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

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LIRR Atlantic Yards Work Affects Brooklyn Service | Metro US
Metro US
For two consecutive weekends, subway and buses will cross-honor LIRR tickets as the MTA installs switches as part of the Atlantic Yards Project.
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

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

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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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