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The People’s Garden: A Tour Of NYCHA Gardens

Over 700 gardens charm developments across the city; glory blooms in the County of Kings! When does one season end and another begin?  Chuck Vasser, a NYCHA Garden and Greening Program consultant, sniffs the air while scanning a new planting at Red Hook Houses as if divining the future.  Rituals like these mark the cycles […]readmore

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Local Elected Officials Demand Atlantic Yards’ Affordable Housing Now

The Incredible Shrinking Promises at Forest City Ratner By Mary Alice Miller In response to Forest City Ratner Companies’ (FCRC) announced plan to sell 70% of its Atlantic Yards equity( worth $3 billion) to Greenland Holdings — a Chinese-based developer — city, state and federal elected officials representing the area are calling for Governor Andrew […]readmore

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Blackout At Brevoort Houses

Day after day of unrelenting heat last week strained parts of the city’s electrical grid.  By Friday night, lights were flickering in Brevoort Houses. About 10am Saturday they went out completely in seven of Breevoort’s 26 buildings, including ironically the community center which was designated as the local cooling center.    According to Chris Olert, […]readmore