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Why Lying Is So Easy for Trump - New Republic

Atlantic Yards via Google News - March 24, 2017 - 6:01am

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Why Lying Is So Easy for Trump
New Republic
The real estate mogul Bruce Ratner dangled star architect Frank Gehry before city officials when seeking approval for the arena that would anchor his enormous Atlantic Yards development in downtown Brooklyn. Once the deal was in place, however, Gehry ...

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The State of Your Block, 2017 - New York Times

Prospect Heights via Google News - March 24, 2017 - 5:06am

New York Times
The State of Your Block, 2017
New York Times
The traffic light on Metropolitan Avenue at Olive Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, turns green. One by one, the trucks stacked up on Metropolitan lurch and loudly belch their way forward. Inside Abe Rubenstein's apartment, the room buzzes and vibrates.

Woman Found Dead On Crown Heights Sidewalk Wrapped In Bed ... - Patch.com

Prospect Heights via Google News - March 23, 2017 - 2:26pm

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Woman Found Dead On Crown Heights Sidewalk Wrapped In Bed ...
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CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN — A woman was found dead early Thursday morning on a Crown Heights sidewalk wrapped in a bed sheet, the NYPD said.

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Brooklyn Apartments for Rent in Prospect Heights at 381 Sterling ... - Brownstoner

Prospect Heights via Google News - March 23, 2017 - 1:21pm

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Brooklyn Apartments for Rent in Prospect Heights at 381 Sterling ...
Brownstoner
This floor-through rental has a fair amount of space and some nice brownstone detailing, and is newly spruced up with no fee. It's in a brownstone on a prime ...

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Brooklyn's Long Island College Hospital redevelopment is now 'River Park' - Curbed NY

Atlantic Yards via Google News - March 22, 2017 - 3:26pm

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Brooklyn's Long Island College Hospital redevelopment is now 'River Park'
Curbed NY
It's not surprising that Fortis would go the rebranding route now that plans have solidified: Back in 2014, Forest City Ratner did the same thing with Atlantic Yards after committing to a plan to fast-track that particular megaproject; and thus, it ...

Watch: Brooklyn Rep. Blasts De Blasio, City Hall In Fiery Facebook Lives - Patch.com

Prospect Heights via Google News - March 21, 2017 - 1:12pm

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Watch: Brooklyn Rep. Blasts De Blasio, City Hall In Fiery Facebook Lives
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CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN — Assemblywoman Diana Richardson took to Facebook Live on Tuesday morning for a pair of fiery screeds against New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and other elected officials over plans to redevelop the Bedford-Union Armory and ...

Brooklyn arena losing even more money since Islanders and their sweetheart lease arrived - Field of Schemes

Atlantic Yards via Google News - March 21, 2017 - 8:43am

Field of Schemes
Brooklyn arena losing even more money since Islanders and their sweetheart lease arrived
Field of Schemes
Assuming the depreciation figure has stayed roughly the same, and using Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Report's Norman Oder's earlier estimate that the arena had lost $5-6 million the previous year, this would up the arena's actual red ink to about $13 ...

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Local Restaurants to Participate in Dine In Brooklyn - Brooklyn Reader

Prospect Heights via Google News - March 20, 2017 - 7:51pm

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Local Restaurants to Participate in Dine In Brooklyn
Brooklyn Reader
... Soigne Restaurant & Wine Bar, Wasan Brooklyn, and WILD in Park Slope; Dean Street and Live On Air in Prospect Heights; House of Juice in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens; Hunger Pang in Prospect Park South; Baku Palace, Clemente's Maryland Crabhouse, ...

Crown Heights Homeless Shelter May Not Open Wednesday After ... - Patch.com

Prospect Heights via Google News - March 20, 2017 - 6:47pm

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Crown Heights Homeless Shelter May Not Open Wednesday After ...
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CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN — A controversial homeless shelter planned for Crown Heights may not open this Wednesday as originally scheduled, ...

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Valpak Announces New Franchise Owner in Brooklyn, New York - Yahoo Finance

Prospect Heights via Google News - March 20, 2017 - 9:08am

Valpak Announces New Franchise Owner in Brooklyn, New York
Yahoo Finance
... acquired Valpak of Greater Brooklyn. DeJesus plans to mail his first Blue Envelope of savings in May to approximately 228,000 households across communities including Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Park Slope, Prospect Heights and Williamsburg.

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CityViews: Emerging Kushner Deal Suggests What's Wrong With US Investor Visa Program - City Limits

Atlantic Yards via Google News - March 20, 2017 - 8:06am

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CityViews: Emerging Kushner Deal Suggests What's Wrong With US Investor Visa Program
City Limits
When New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio met Zhang Yuliang, chairman of the Shanghai-based company that is now the lead investor in the joint venture behind the Atlantic Yards (now Pacific Park) project in Brooklyn, that photo was soon used in EB-5 ...

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Massive Target store coming to Midtown - New York Post

Atlantic Yards via Google News - March 19, 2017 - 9:21pm

New York Post
Massive Target store coming to Midtown
New York Post
Target already has a smaller-format store in Tribeca at 255 Greenwich St., while larger ones are at East River Plaza in Harlem and Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn. Still-smaller Target stores are in the works: one at Gary Barnett's 400 E. 14th St. that will ...

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'Dine In Brooklyn' Restaurant Week: What Prospect Heights/Crown Heights/PLG Spots Are Participating? - Patch.com

Prospect Heights via Google News - March 17, 2017 - 4:53pm

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'Dine In Brooklyn' Restaurant Week: What Prospect Heights/Crown Heights/PLG Spots Are Participating?
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'Dine In Brooklyn' Restaurant Week: What Prospect Heights/Crown Heights/PLG. PROSPECT HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN — "Dine In Brooklyn," a borough-specific version of NYC's famous restaurant week, starts this Monday. Diners can get prix fixe dinners for ...

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Four Houses With Potential to See This Weekend, Starting at $539K - Brownstoner

Prospect Heights via Google News - March 17, 2017 - 12:06pm

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Four Houses With Potential to See This Weekend, Starting at $539K
Brownstoner
Points on the compass include Prospect Heights, Bed Stuy, Bushwick and Flatlands. First up, a two-story rectangular building at the corner of Underhill Avenue and Prospect Place in Prospect Heights. A 19th century frame building that's been stuccoed ...

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Four Houses With Potential to See This Weekend, Starting at $539K - Brownstoner

Prospect Heights via Google News - March 17, 2017 - 12:06pm

Brownstoner
Four Houses With Potential to See This Weekend, Starting at $539K
Brownstoner
Points on the compass include Prospect Heights, Bed Stuy, Bushwick and Flatlands. First up, a two-story rectangular building at the corner of Underhill Avenue and Prospect Place in Prospect Heights. A 19th century frame building that's been stuccoed ...

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