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The Deconstruction of the Nets

A number of exciting developments are underway near the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. While plans are moving forward for a new “green roof” atop the arena, Nets’ minority owner Bruce Ratner will breathe new life into the residential modular building on Dean Street and several other towers in the larger Pacific Park area.  365 more words


Hempstead OKs Redevelopment Plan For Nassau Coliseum Site

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A plan to renovate Nassau Coliseum and redevelop the property surrounding the arena was approved Tuesday by the Hempstead Town Board and Town Supervisor Kate Murray. 284 more words


New Study Finds 'Explosion Of Hatred' Against Jews Worldwide

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — As many around the world pause to mourn those lost in the Holocaust, Israeli researchers found anti-Semitic incidents are on the rise. 439 more words


Old Brooklyn Paramount Theater To Return As Performance Venue

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Brooklyn Paramount, at the northeast corner of Flatbush and DeKalb avenues in downtown Brooklyn, will undergo a 24-month renovation and reopen, according to a news release. 389 more words


De Blasio Appoints Forest City Ratner Exec to Rent Guidelines Board

Mayor Bill de Blasio today named a top executive from developer Forest City Ratner Companies—a longtime ally of his in the real estate community—to the panel responsible for setting rent increases for the roughly one million apartments subject to the… 257 more words

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FCR, De Blasio Breaks Ground On '100-Percent Affordable' Complex at Atlantic Yards

Mayor Bill de Blasio joined executives from Forest City Ratner and the Chinese-government owned Greenland Holding Group in lifting symbolic shovelfuls of dirt to illustrate the start of construction on a “100-percent affordable” building at Brooklyn’s Atlantic Yards site, rebranded Pacific Park this fall. 693 more words

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