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One of the few humorous elements of the whole Atlantic Yards disaster is that the Brooklyn Papers – the only New York media outlet to focus constantly and constructively on...
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Full Court Press…

“For New Yorkers who live and work within the “footprint” of Forest City Ratner’s Atlantic Yards project… Last week’s Supreme Court ruling makes it all the more likely those who...
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The Ride to Life is a Two-Way Street

Earlier in the evening, I attended a brief memorial for Liz Padilla, the cyclist who was killed by a truck at the top of our street just two weeks ago....
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Restaurant Row’s Continued Rush Hour

Liz Padilla died almost right outside Surreal Café, the upscale diner run by one of my neighbors which unfortunately went out of business a few weeks ago. The space has...
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(TRANSPORTATION) TALES OF (MY) TWO CITIES

1) LONDON "If you live anywhere near Crystal Palace, you’ll know that getting a black taxi home from the centre of London is not easy. The only time you’re likely...
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PASSING ON

On Wednesday night last week we lost our next door neighbor, Helen Scafuto. She died of a sudden heart attack. She was 63. Helen was babysitter to our children; mother,...
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STEP DOWN

A big up to everyone who came to the Step On One Off Friday night at The Royale; history will recall that it was a roaring success. We had people...
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EMINENT DOMAIN MOVES INTO PRIVATE DOMAIN

Well, there is some new news. The U.S. Supreme Court has just voted, 5-4, that "local governments may seize people’s homes and businesses against their will for private development." In...
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