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Industry City has agreed to delay filing its rezoning application to allow community involvement to continue. Eagle file photo by Lore Croghan

Industry City rezoning application delayed in response to pols’ objections

March 12 | Jaime DeJesus | Brooklyn Reporter

The brakes have been put on Industry City’s rezoning plans. After a week of controversy — with local elected officials demanding that the community be consulted — the Department of City Planning announced on March 8 that Industry City has agreed to delay kicking off its rezoning application and the public review process (ULURP) that […]

Brooklyn filmmaker, library and park win Municipal Art Society honors

March 11 | Lore Croghan

A prestigious civic organization has singled out a Brooklyn-based filmmaker, a Sunset Park library and a waterfront Williamsburg park for their contributions to the cultural life of New York City. The Municipal Art Society selected Stephen Maing as the recipient of its 2019 Brendan Gill Prize for his high-impact documentary about the NYPD called “Crime + […]

A courtyard in Industry City. Eagle file photo by Lore Croghan

Battle brewing over plan to expand Industry City

March 7 | By Jaime DeJesus

A local politician is threatening to quash Industry City’s plans to expand a retail and entertainment destination along the Sunset Park waterfront if its backers don’t slow down on a process that’s nearly five years in the making. Councilmember Carlos Menchaca and Community Board 7 Chair Cesar Zuniga issued the warning to Industry City CEO […]