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Brownfields Revitalization Initiative for South Bronx

In Bronx, Go Coastal, Working Waterfront on November 21, 2009 at 9:00 pm

s part of a state-wide tour, New York Secretary of State Lorraine Cortes-Vazquez joined the Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice to announce the state’s Brownfields Smart Growth “Spotlight Communities” Initiative for the South Bronx. Read the rest of this entry »

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City floats Coney Island ferry service

In Brooklyn, Go Coastal, Public Waterfront on November 21, 2009 at 8:59 pm

Ahoy, Coney Island! The city is looking at three sites around the neighborhood that could one day become a new commuter ferry’s port o’ call. Read the rest of this entry »

After Coney Island Deal, Sitt Also Holds Red Hook Cards

In Brooklyn, Go Coastal, Public Waterfront on November 17, 2009 at 6:11 pm

I don’t know their names or how many there are, but one can bet that there were some city employees who unexpectedly spent last weekend getting ready for a trip. Read the rest of this entry »

Muck lurks in NASCAR sale

In Go Coastal, Staten Island, Working Waterfront on November 14, 2009 at 7:25 pm

Buyer shelling out $80M reportedly plans to build up vast tract with harbor dredge Read the rest of this entry »

ISC may sell Staten Island land

In Go Coastal, Public Waterfront, Staten Island on November 13, 2009 at 8:18 pm

An $80 million deal with KB Marine Holdings LLC could finally extricate International Speedway Corp. from its ill-fated plan to build a racetrack on Staten Island, while giving the company cash it can spend on a proposed Kansas City, Kan., casino project. Read the rest of this entry »

NY rides to Coney Island’s aid

In Brooklyn, Go Coastal, Public Waterfront on November 13, 2009 at 8:14 pm

Michael Bloomberg, narrowly elected this month for a third term as New York’s mayor, is to sign a $95.6m cheque on the city’s behalf to ensure the future of the mother of all fairground resorts at Coney Island. Read the rest of this entry »

Seeking Revival, City to Buy Land in Coney Island

In Brooklyn, Go Coastal, Public Waterfront on November 12, 2009 at 3:35 pm

After a year of ultimatums, threats and stop-and-go talks, the Bloomberg administration has agreed to pay $95.6 million to a developer for seven acres in the heart of Coney Island, Read the rest of this entry »

NYC Buys 7 Acres of Coney Island

In Brooklyn, Dive In, Go Coastal, Public Waterfront on November 12, 2009 at 3:15 pm

The city is now set to buy nearly seven acres of land at Coney Island from a Manhattan development firm, for more than $95-million. Read the rest of this entry »

Businesses line up to join Navy Yard

In Brooklyn, Go Coastal, Working Waterfront on November 10, 2009 at 9:22 pm

This month, Atair Aerospace Inc. will close its two Red Hook locations and move into a 10,300-square-foot space in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Read the rest of this entry »

BK's National Park

In Brooklyn, Go Coastal, Public Waterfront on November 10, 2009 at 8:29 pm

Nationally, parks mean Old Faithful, Yosemite and delightful black bears hungry for picnic baskets. Here in Brooklyn it’s swings, a seesaw – maybe a ball field or two. Read the rest of this entry »