Monday, October 22, 2007

Arabic School, Taxi Strike, and Other Brooklyn News in Brief

- So now the "Stop the Madrassa" group has come up with another way to harass the new Brooklyn Arabic school. Brooklyn Eagle

- For the second time in two months, a group of taxi drivers went on strike -- but nobody knew it. Crain's New York Business

- The city Department of Housing Preservation and Development has given $11.4 million in federal tax credits to help build or rehabilitate 59 housing projects in Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx. A total of 949 rental apartments will built or restored. The Real Deal

- Joannne Minieri, who joined Forest City Ratner in 1995, was promoted to president, and will maintain her role as chief operating officer. Feel free to comment. Crain's New York Business

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