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Officials: Beefed-Up Transit Essential for Booming Brooklyn

With Brooklyn’s stature in the city’s real estate industry no longer just an emerging trend, top policy makers and power brokers drew attention to transportation issues as critical to continuing real estate development in the world’s hottest borough today at the annual… 630 more words

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Plan for Skyport’s renovation revealed

EDC expects more seaplane activity, area residents frustrated that garage will stay and lack of community involvement

By Maria Rocha-Buschel

Last Wednesday, the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) presented its plan for a $10 million renovation of the Skyport Garage and Marina to area residents at Community Board 6’s most recent Land Use and Waterfront meeting. 783 more words

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Boardwalk Empires: What Coney Island Can Learn from Atlantic City's Missteps

In Tuesday’s New York Times, Jim Dwyer devoted his “About New York” column to festivities held Monday evening in Coney Island, where once a week in July and August, … 1,117 more words

Carnival Games: Was Coney Island's Rebirth Doomed From the Start?

Keith Suber was born at Coney Island Hospital in September 1966, right around the time the spell that had seeded Coney Island in the world’s imagination, conjuring a “people’s playground” and a turreted “Baghdad by the sea,” finally broke. 3,978 more words

EDC to Install Fox Square Plaza in Downtown BK

The city’s Economic Development Corporation will begin installing greenery and seating in Downtown Brooklyn’s Fox Square in a 6,500-square-foot traffic triangle on Fulton Street at Flatbush Avenue and Hudson Avenue in a six-month project starting in August. 248 more words

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