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Developer admits Pacific Park project will take until 2035

August 21 | By Norman Oder The Bridge

The developers of the vexed Pacific Park Brooklyn development (formerly Atlantic Yards) have quietly acknowledged–in a non-publicized document–that the full 22-acre project, with 11 more towers planned beyond the four already open, likely won’t be finished until 2035. That’s ten years later than the previous estimate of 2025, which remains the deadline for the 2,250 required units of affordable […]

Hundreds of protesters hold "die-in" at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Photo by Mary Frost

‘Die-in,’ arrests at Barclays Center as Prince William and Kate attend Nets game

December 9 | By Mary Frost Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Inside Barclays Center on Monday night, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, rapper Jay Z and Beyonce enjoyed a game of basketball between the Brooklyn Nets and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Outside the arena, hundreds of protesters chanted “I can’t breathe” and “Shut it down!” as they disrupted traffic and collapsed onto the cold plaza for […]

Eric Garner protestors were set to head to Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Monday. Photo by Mary Frost

Royal ruckus! Eric Garner protesters set for Barclays brouhaha

December 8 | By Mary Frost Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Protesters planned to kick off another week of demonstrations in the death of Eric Garner, starting with Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Monday night. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge — Prince William and Kate – were set to attend a basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Cleveland Cavaliers at Barclays on Monday, […]