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Review from the Land Use, ULURP & Landmarks Meeting

by Ryan Watson on

On September 5, Community Board 1’s (CB1) Land Use, ULURP & Landmarks sub-committee held a meeting and public hearing. The two items on the agenda were the regarding: a) a special permit to build a full-service gym at 910 Manhattan Avenue, and; b) to turn the 2576 block of McGuiness Ave (between Greenpoint and Calyer)… READ MORE

Transmitter Park Opening Day

by Ryan Watson on

It was truly fantastic to head over to Transmitter Park on Saturday for its opening day. The park was bustling — friends having a picnic, people walking their dogs, children running barefoot in the grass, cyclists pausing on the waterfront and people reading and drawing, and lots of families playing on the playground. Check out… READ MORE

WNYC Transmitter Park Opens August 25

by Ryan Watson on

Transmitter Park—a 6.6 acre space at the end of Greenpoint Avenue—is set to open this Saturday, August 25, 2012 according to several area newspapers. The seemingly finished park had been kept gated all summer, but when the New York Post began investigating the delay in the park’s opening, the city responded that they were just… READ MORE

Actions Set in Motion for 65 Commercial St. Park

by Ryan Watson on

On Monday, August 13, 2012, the The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) requested proposals for a developer to buy “air rights” to 65 Commercial St. in an effort to acquire money for the removal of MTA trains from the site as well as to landscape the area. The developer would be able to… READ MORE

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