Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Brooklyn in Brief

Domino Plant Likely to Become Landmark -- The city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission heard overwhelmingly favorable testimony Tuesday on a proposal to designate the former Domino sugar processing plant in the Williamsburg as a landmark. Cityroom at the New York Times

Belltel Lofts 40 Percent Sold
-- Since sales started last Fall, roughly a hundred buyers have dialed in to buy a place at the former New York Telephone Company building at 101 Willoughby Street: Brownstoner

Public Forum on Brooklyn House of Detention: "Who gives you the right to shove this down our throats?" Brooklyn Eagle

Parks Department Didn't Collect $8.9M in Fees from Concessions: While vendors all over the city fail to pay what they owe on park concessions, the city is going to put the concession for the long-time vendors using Red Hook Park out for competitive bid: Gowanus Lounge

Mermaids on Parade! Couldn't make it out to Coney Island Saturday for the 25th annual Mermaid Parade? Not to worry: New York Magazine was there, and brought back video: New York Magazine

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