Monday, August 6, 2007

Brooklyn in Brief, Monday a.m.

- A "high-ranking city official" says that developer Joe Sitt's glitzy Coney Island redevelopment is "dead in the water." NY Daily News via Gowanus Lounge

- Assaults. leaks, broken elevators,
live animals thrown from balconies: life as usual at Coney's Sea Rise. Brooklyn Eagle

- What can Develop, Don't Destroy Brooklyn (anti-Ratner) and the Carpenter's Union (pro-Ratner) agree on? Both oppose the NYC Economic Development Corporation's plans for Duffield Street. Duffield Street Underground

- Manhattan Bridge bikeway to reopen today. Streetsblog

- A neighborhood activist who would like to derail plans for a high-rise development at the old Domino Sugar site has erected a seven-story, red LED sign that screams, “SAVE DOMINO.” The Brooklyn Paper

- Lowes, the Big Box Home Supply store is coming to the outdoor parking lot next to Kings Plaza. The blue fencing is now around the property and the land is flattened.

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