As has been previously noted, the Essex Street Market may be in jeopardy.
Democracy in action! Though it took place on the cusp of Labor Day weekend, the Public Land Use Meeting held by Community Board 6 in Carroll Gardens drew a nice crowd of citizens. They heard a developer's plea for a variance that would allow him to build higher than the law allows. Per Gowanus Lou ... More >>
It's back to the drawing board for Columbia University's Manhattanville expansion plan. The Columbia spectator reports that Community Board 9's Land Use Committee voted to oppose the plan unless the university meets new conditions. The resolution, passed five hours after the meeting began, laid th ... More >>
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