Brooklyn Paper May 27, 2015 …“NYC Parks continues to take substantive steps toward the development of Bushwick Inlet Park’s additional parcels, which together with the completed area will bring 28 new acres of public green space to the Williamsburg-Greenpoint waterfront,” said spokeswoman Monica Klein. When pushed to clarify, Klein reiterated her message. “We continue to […]
Observer May 26, 2015 Mitchell Silver, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Parks Commissioner, today refused to guarantee concerned council members that the administration would meet explicit promises Mayor Michael Bloomberg made about the creation of one Brooklyn park and the refurbishment of another. Brooklyn Councilman Stephen Levin hammered Mr. Silver in a Committee on Parks budget hearing about […]
Local congresswomen from the United States House of Representatives, Carolyn Maloney and Nydia Velazquez have written a strong letter to Mayor de Blasio urging him to acknowledge and meet with the community and involved parties to resolve completing our promised 28-acre Bushwick Inlet Park. How much longer can the Mayor continue to be silent on this issue?
CBS New York May 16, 2015 …A group of concerned citizens from the Greenpoint section of the borough told CBS2’s Vanessa Murdock on Friday that it’s time for the city to live up to its commitment and turn a ramshackle waterfront into the Bushwick Inlet Park they were promised. “I’m going to go down fighting […]
Crain’s New York May 8, 2015 A partnership between the real estate investment groups Midtown Equities and East End Capital has secured an option to purchase the most closely watched development site in Brooklyn, according to sources. The two firms have signed a contract to acquire CitiStorage, an 11-acre parcel on the Williamsburg waterfront where […]