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DUMBO's Dock Street middle school to open Sept. 2016 - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Atlantic Yards - January 29, 2016 - 3:23pm

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

DUMBO's Dock Street middle school to open Sept. 2016
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Housed in Two Trees Management's new development on the corner of Dock and Water Streets (at 19 Dock St.) near the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge, the school will serve 6th through 8th graders from across Brooklyn's District 13 (Bedford-Stuyvesant, Fort ...

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Driver, 74, fatally strikes woman crossing Brooklyn street - New York Daily News

Atlantic Yards - January 29, 2016 - 4:44am

Driver, 74, fatally strikes woman crossing Brooklyn street
New York Daily News
A 74-year-old driver struck and killed a woman crossing a Brooklyn street on Thursday. Giovano Romano turned his 1997 Buick left off of Bath Ave. in Bensonhurst just after 1 p.m. and hit Alfiya Djuraeva, 56, of Brooklyn, who was crossing 20th Ave ...

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School in Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards to serve 616 junior high students only - New York Daily News

Atlantic Yards - January 29, 2016 - 4:20am

New York Daily News

School in Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards to serve 616 junior high students only
New York Daily News
A hotly anticipated 616-seat school set to open in Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards complex will serve junior high students, city schools boss Carmen Fariña said Thursday. The announcement ended months of speculation and public discussion over what grades the ...
Fariña: New middle school coming to Atlantic YardsBrooklyn Daily Eagle
Farina Announces MIddle School Coming To Atlantic Yards/Pacific ParkKings County Politics (registration)
DOE Chancellor Carmen Fariña Confirms Eventual Inclusion Of A Middle School At Pacific Park/Atlantic YardsFort Greene Focus (registration) (blog)

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Why the Presidential Race Ignores Urban America - CounterPunch

Atlantic Yards - January 29, 2016 - 3:53am

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Why the Presidential Race Ignores Urban America
CounterPunch
There are books and films on such legendary struggles as the battles to stop Brooklyn's massive Atlantic Yards and the mass evictions and demolition at San Francisco's International Hotel. In contrast, describing low-income communities battling ...

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Fariña: New middle school coming to Atlantic Yards - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Atlantic Yards - January 28, 2016 - 5:36pm

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Fariña: New middle school coming to Atlantic Yards
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Fariña casually dropped the announcement following her headliner at the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce's Newsmaker event – which never fails to make news, said Chamber President and CEO Carlo Scissura. Gib Veconi, chair of the Prospect Heights ...
School in Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards to serve 616 junior high students onlyNew York Daily News
DOE Chancellor Carmen Fariña Confirms Eventual Inclusion Of A Middle School At Pacific Park/Atlantic YardsFort Greene Focus (registration) (blog)
Farina Announces MIddle School Coming To Atlantic Yards/Pacific ParkKings County Politics (registration)

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Middle School Chosen for Atlantic Yards Tower, Chancellor Farina Says - DNAinfo

Atlantic Yards - January 28, 2016 - 2:29pm

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Middle School Chosen for Atlantic Yards Tower, Chancellor Farina Says
DNAinfo
... and Brooklyn Heights, said she was "delighted" with the news about the middle school while remaining wary that the 616 seats are "likely not going to be enough" for a neighborhood that had been growing well before the Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park ...

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P.C. Richard sues Forest City over eminent domain seizure at Pacific Park - The Real Deal Magazine

Atlantic Yards - January 27, 2016 - 8:10am

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P.C. Richard sues Forest City over eminent domain seizure at Pacific Park
The Real Deal Magazine
Electronics chain P.C. Richard & Son is suing Forest City Ratner over the eminent domain condemnation of the retailer's Downtown Brooklyn store at 590 Atlantic Avenue, where the developer plans to build a 25-story tower as part of its Pacific Park ...

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Behind the scenes of the Pineapple Walk vote in Brooklyn Heights - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Atlantic Yards - January 26, 2016 - 3:49pm

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Behind the scenes of the Pineapple Walk vote in Brooklyn Heights
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Shareholders of Whitman Owner Corp. in Brooklyn Heights voted Jan. 15 against allowing the board to investigate the sale of their Pineapple Walk property, which includes the Park Plaza Diner, shown above. Photo by Mary Frost ...

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Modular dream fading in New York City - Treehugger

Atlantic Yards - January 18, 2016 - 11:35am

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Modular dream fading in New York City
Treehugger
That's why Forest City Ratner, when planning it's prefab tower in the Atlantic Yards (now Pacific Place) built their prefab factory in the Brooklyn Navy Yards as well- part of a commitment to maintain construction jobs in the City. It has been troubled ...

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