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Subject to Inspection: Brooklyn Spaces and Issues

June 3 | By Brooklyn Eagle Staff

A proposed 18 story apartment building at 840 Atlantic Avenue, at the corner of Atlantic and Vanderbilt Avenues, has set off a vigorous debate in Council District 35. At issue, is less about the acceptability of the site for conversion to housing (it is difficult to argue credibly that converting a McDonalds and parking lot […]

Memorial Day Celebration in Cadman Plaza Park

June 1 | Brooklyn Eagle Staff

Elected officials, community, civic, and religious leaders joined Toba Potofsky and Doreen Gallo, co-founders of the Cadman Park Conservancy on Memorial Day to celebrate a “Promise To Remember” ceremony. Below are reports from two competing candidates for Borough President, Jo Anne Simon and Robert Cornegy, followed by an extensive Brooklyn Eagle photo gallery of the […]

Toba Potosky: I know affordable housing, because I live in it

May 5 | By Toba Potosky

“New York City is in an affordable housing crisis.” How many times do we need to hear that before our lawmakers take action? The difficult truth is that New York City doesn’t lack affordable housing opportunities — we lack affordable housing leadership. Those in charge either don’t know how to fix the problems, or they […]

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