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Victory In Court For DDDB & Community

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Unanimous Appellate Court Decision Slams ESDC; Forces NY State to Do Supplemental Review; and New Approval of Ratner's Atlantic Yards Project Golden Opportunity for Governor Cuomo to Fix the Atlantic Yards Debacle BROOKLYN, NY — Develop Don't Destroy Brooklyn (DDDB), BrooklynSpeaks and all of their co-plaintiff community groups have won another victory in court over the Empire State Development Corporation (ESDC) and …

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Bruce Ratner – The Teflon Don By Hezi Aris

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“Real Estate Developer No. 1” May Have Hog-Tied Brooklyn, Yonkers, and New Rochelle – Photo of Forest City Ratner President Bruce Ratner>>> Carlos Gonzalez, The Albany Correspondent, for The Westchester Guardian / Yonkers Tribune on Wednesday, March 9, 2011, reported: Breaking News: Albany Correspondent – Another Corruption Charge for Another Senate Democrat By Carlos Gonzalez.

eHeziBruce Ratner – The Teflon Don By Hezi Aris

DDDB Wins Atlantic Yards Lawsuit

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Court Rejects NY State's Misrepresentations About Completion Of Atlantic Yards, Sending Project Back To Empire State Development Corp For Reconsideration New York, New York— State Supreme Court Justice Marcy S. Friedman issued a ruling today in favor of Develop Don't Destroy Brooklyn (DDDB) and associated neighborhood groups, slamming the Empire State Development Corporation (ESDC) for "what appears to be yet another …

eHeziDDDB Wins Atlantic Yards Lawsuit

Ratner Admits He Has No Plans To Build Atlantic Yards Affordable Housing and Office Tower

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Brooklyn, NY, September 28, 2010 —  For his Atlantic yards project Bruce Ratner promised a grandiose "urban room" and a tax generating office tower at the gridlocked Atlantic and Flatbush intersection at the heart of Brooklyn. he also promised to build "affordable housing." None of that is going to happen.

eHeziRatner Admits He Has No Plans To Build Atlantic Yards Affordable Housing and Office Tower

New Ratner Arena Design is Irrelevant

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Six Years Into Project and No Designs for the Promised Affordable Housing Brooklyn, NY—  Forest City Ratner’s new design for its proposed Atlantic Yards arena in Brooklyn—the developer’s sixth fanciful design—was released today. The new arena design, something like a big eye ball at Atlantic and Flatbush, lacks some key elements—such as the entire rest of the proposed project.

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Atlantic Yards Eminent Domain Challenge Asks Court of Appeals to Reject Kelo

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Brooklyn Property Owners & Tenants File Appeal Brief in NY State’s High Court—The Court of Appeals Brooklyn, NY— Nine business and residential property owners and tenants filed their appeal brief in the Court of Appeals (New York State's high court) on their challenge to New York State’s use of eminent domain for the Atlantic Yards development proposal to enrich developer …

eHeziAtlantic Yards Eminent Domain Challenge Asks Court of Appeals to Reject Kelo

State Senate Hearingon Ratner’s Atlantic Yards Proposal

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NYC IBO: Nets Arena Would Be Money-Loser for NY City MTA: Will Bail Out Ratner from Financial Commitments ESDC: Modified Project Plan Will Require New Hearing and Vote Brooklyn, NY — The NY State Senate Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions, chaired by Senator Bill Perkins, held an oversight hearing on Friday, May 29, 2009 on the beleaguered and indeterminate Atlantic Yards …

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Reports of AtlanticYards’ Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated – Reprint of Develop Don’t Destroy Brooklyn Newsletter

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In this issue:——————————————————————-> Atlantic Yards Flounders and Faces Obstacles, But A Eulogy is Premature > Independent Budget Office Says Atlantic Yards Not Feasible  > Carlton Avenue Bridge: Yet More Unaccountability From NY City and State——————————————————————-> Atlantic Yards Flounders and Faces Obstacles, But A Eulogy is Premature ——————————————————————- 

eHeziReports of AtlanticYards’ Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated – Reprint of Develop Don’t Destroy Brooklyn Newsletter