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Jehovah’s Witnesses’ former DUMBO hotel to begin conversion to low-income housing

November 23 | Editorial Staff

Breaking Ground, New York’s largest supportive housing developer, on Monday announced the nonprofit is moving ahead with the repositioning of 90 Sands St. to turn the former Jehovah’s Witnesses hotel into 491 units of affordable and supportive housing. With the closing of the building’s construction loan, the renovation will break ground before the end of […]

DUMBO ice cream trucks flaunt rules, make residents miserable — and haul in the bucks

August 7 | Mary Frost

The din is constant, the fumes are sickening and residents of Brooklyn’s DUMBO neighborhood say they’ve had it with illegally-parked, diesel-belching ice cream trucks. They’re also fed up with elected officials who have done nothing about their complaints for more than a year. They’re particularly frustrated with City Councilmember Stephen Levin, who, they say, has […]

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