Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Brooklyn Bridge Park to Have Permanent Floating Pool? And More Brooklyn in Brief

- The Floating Pool Lady was such a big hit last summer, when it was moored at the foot of Atlantic Avenue, that Brooklyn Bridge Park planners are considering building another one to be permanently docked within the planned, 85-acre park. Brooklyn Eagle

- Borough President Markowitz has named CB 2 chair Shirley McRae to be the new Brooklyn representative to the city Planning Commission, replacing Dolly Williams, who was forced to recuse herself from discussions about Atlantic Yards. Brooklyn Paper

- The 300-acre Brooklyn Navy Yard will soon be adding four acres through a dredging project that will pave the way for more than $500 million in private investment there - the greatest expansion there since World War II. New York Post

- Dumbo Improvement District’s Second Annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony will take place on Thursday, November 29, 2007 at 6:30pm in the Pearl Street Triangle. DumboNYC

- The most widely used influenza drug in the world -- Tamiflu -- should carry a stronger warning label about psychiatric problems seen in a handful of patients, government advisers said Tuesday. New York Times

2 comments:

Janine said...

Oh, please please let the floating pool be permanent. That made my summer, I loved it. It was free! It was clean! It was pleasant and refreshing.

pamm said...

We tried to get in two times but it was always so crowded. What was the trick?