Brooklyn

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The Bushwick Community Plan process is being lead by the members of the community, but has still provoked controversy over issues of gentrification and displacement.
City Limits
June 30, 2018, 5am PDT
A majority of bus drivers favor riders paying fares before they get on the bus and better bus lane enforcement.
CityLab
June 7, 2018, 10am PDT
A new park on the East River in Williamsburg adds "one hell of an amenity" to Brooklyn.
Gothamist
June 7, 2018, 6am PDT
Planners in New York City released the latest in a series of rezonings of New York City neighborhoods.
Crain's New York Business
May 30, 2018, 1pm PDT
80 Flatbush, a major high-rise development combining apartments, offices, and community amenities, lies at the center of ongoing debate between YIMBYs and neighborhood character advocates.
Crain's New York Business
March 10, 2018, 5am PST
Kris Graves photographs all 77 NYPD precincts from Tottenville to Edenwald, looking to these buildings—sometimes humble, sometimes imposing—for the face and footprint of law and order in the neighborhood.
Urban Omnibus
March 9, 2018, 1pm PST
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has been criticized by pedestrian safety activists and, when a driver ran a red light killing two young children, hundreds came out to confront the mayor in person.
The Village Voice
February 5, 2018, 6am PST
A new $2.5 billion building plan could reshape the Brooklyn Navy Yard, again.
Bloomberg
January 26, 2018, 7am PST
Moving the Red Hook Container Terminal is now a possibility, meaning the 100-acre site could be redeveloped.
Crain's New York Business
January 23, 2018, 2pm PST
New York demonstrates how pension funds can be a major source of financing for affordable housing.
Next City
December 14, 2017, 5am PST
The popularity of crossing New York City's second oldest bridge by foot and pedal is causing friction between the two modes on the promenade above six lanes of motor vehicle traffic. A report released for NYCDOT proposes recommendations.
The New York Times
December 13, 2017, 8am PST
In an update to his 1986 movie "She's Gotta Have It," Spike Lee confronts the ways Brooklyn has changed since then, gentrification and racial tension included.
CityLab
December 4, 2017, 7am PST
Once again, the ferry is remaking the Brooklyn waterfront. One hundred years after making Brooklyn Heights the nation's original suburb, it's spawning new developments along the Brooklyn and Queens waterfront. And the fare? Same as a subway ride.
The New York Times
November 28, 2017, 7am PST
Brooklyn and Queens need better transit, but activists say this waterfront "luxury trolley" is not the way to get it.
Technical.ly Brooklyn
November 26, 2017, 11am PST
A 298-unit, 18-story tower in Pacific Park Brooklyn opened its doors to new renters in various categories of affordability over five months ago. 27% remain empty in the higher income tiers, and unlike market-rate units, the asking rent won't drop.
The New York Times
October 26, 2017, 6am PDT
Decades of activism have led to this victory for pedestrian advocates, Streetsblog NYC reports.
StreetsBlog NYC
July 15, 2017, 5am PDT
New bike lanes in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bushwick started raising property values within a year.
DNA Info
July 13, 2017, 6am PDT
More than 20 percent of New York's smaller music venues have closed in the past 15 years. Although Brooklyn institution Barbes was recently saved by a crowdfunding campaign, its founder is pessimistic about the future of New York's independent arts.
Soft City
July 12, 2017, 7am PDT
Two congressional Democrats, aided by press investigations, are connecting the dots between President Trump's real estate holdings and the Trump Administration's proposed budget.
The New York Times
May 17, 2017, 5am PDT
The Gowanus Expressway is a big polluter and a traffic nightmare. Some see putting the road underground as a solution.
Crain's New York Business