Even if the city could be headed for further construction slowdowns, developers are still readying themselves for the (eventual?) recovery. The MoMA Tower, Hudson Yards, East Coast Number 4—all are showing signs of life. And they all have something in common, as well: their developers have their sights set on the first site at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Read More
under the bridge
Just yesterday, The Observer reported that a request for proposals for a third development site at Brooklyn Bridge Park, which was not part of a deal announced the day before to reduce the amount of development in the park, was expected “shortly.” Turns out shortly meant one day. Read More
Something seemed to be missing from the deal to reduce the number of condos at Brooklyn Bridge Park. The Observer distinctly remembered there being three development sites in the original plan, and only two were discussed in yesterday’s announcement. We almost made the mistake of reporting that one had been out-and-out banished from the project, but no. Read More
If they can reach a compromise on Capital Hill, why not on the Brooklyn waterfront? Read More
Those effete, entitled Brooklynites are at it again. Now they want tour buses all but banned from Brooklyn Bridge Park.
The issue, according to The Brooklyn Paper, is not the tourists themselves–never!–but the fact that the streets surrounding the waterfront have gotten clogged with tour buses, double- and triple-parked ever since the Read More
Friday Night Lights author Buzz Bissinger, who has built his career on carefully observed sports writing, used to be mad about what blogs and writing on the internet were doing to his craft. But recently, Mr. Bissinger has warmed up to the internet and taken to Twitter.