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Posts Tagged ‘Bloomberg’

Familiar face to Gowanus watchers to helm DEP

In Brooklyn, Dive In, Natural Waterfront on December 8, 2009 at 7:49 pm

While the mayor introduced the city to the new head of the city’s Department of Environmental Protection this week, Caswell F. Holloway IV has been a familiar face to those concerned about the future of the Gowanus Canal for several months. Read the rest of this entry »

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Pick for Environment Post Raises Some Eyebrows

In Dive In, Public Waterfront, Region on December 1, 2009 at 10:27 pm

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has said he will remain vastly ambitious in his third term, and is committed to a sweeping environmental agenda. Read the rest of this entry »

Chic revamp may endanger Coney Island's freaky New York charm

In Brooklyn, Go Coastal, Public Waterfront on September 8, 2009 at 2:13 pm

Would “The Warriors” recognize the Coney Island of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s dreams? Read the rest of this entry »

New York’s Coney Island in fight over renewal

In Brooklyn, Dive In, Public Waterfront on August 26, 2009 at 1:42 am

Here’s an idea for cash-strapped New York City: Redevelop Coney Island – that oasis of fun for generations of city dwellers – and build up its tax base. Read the rest of this entry »

Bloomberg Campaign Pushes for Waterfront Streetcars

In Brooklyn, Dive In, Public Waterfront on August 21, 2009 at 7:34 pm

 Mayor Bloomberg is making light rail part of his campaign platform for re-election, saying streetcars can plug transportation holes along the city’s waterfront. WNYC’s Matthew Schuerman has more. Read the rest of this entry »

Coney Island plan wins a round

In Brooklyn, Dive In, Public Waterfront on August 1, 2009 at 7:29 pm

The New York City Council voted overwhelmingly for Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s plan to turn Coney Island into a year-round waterfront destination with high-rise hotels, restaurants, retail stores, movie theaters and the city’s first new roller coaster since the Cyclone was built in 1927. Read the rest of this entry »

How Mayor Bloomberg Is Killing Coney Island

In Brooklyn, Dive In, Public Waterfront on July 23, 2009 at 7:14 pm

For well over a century, Coney Island has been a canvas upon which amusement visionaries rendered vivid dreams in bold brushstrokes and garish colors — defining and redefining the way America entertains itself. Read the rest of this entry »

Developer: NY can't renew Coney Island without him

In Brooklyn, Dive In, Public Waterfront on July 22, 2009 at 1:35 am

Two New York City Council committees have voted in favor of a Coney Island renewal plan spearheaded by Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Read the rest of this entry »

Visions of a Circus at Coney Island

In Brooklyn, Go Coastal, Public Waterfront on May 1, 2009 at 11:24 pm

No, this is not the artistic rendering of a future Renaissance Faire at City Hall Plaza or some Bryant Park fashion-week event. It is the advance view, to be unveiled on Thursday, of the new tented circus that Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus will bring to Coney Island on June 18. Read the rest of this entry »

City, Developer $60 M. Apart Over Coney Island Land

In Brooklyn, Go Coastal, Public Waterfront on April 8, 2009 at 3:15 pm

The Bloomberg administration’s plans to redevelop Coney Island are being held up, in part, by less than $60 million. Read the rest of this entry »