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Asthma Act Will Help Tenants Breathe Easier

“It started with a bad cough,” began Margarita Pabon, who lives in Sunset Park.

Whose Coney Island?

On a cold January evening, rain poured down onto the dimly-lit asphalt of Coney Island’s Mermaid Avenue, pooling in clogged gutters and dark, cigarette-stained alleys.

Rethinking Growth: One City/One Future’s Blueprint

Back in late March, One City/One Future, a group of community advocates and planners, labor unions, scholars, and others released A Blueprint for Growth that Works for All New Yorkers.

Development Takes Center Stage In 33rd District City Council Debate

The list of neighborhoods that lie within Brooklyn’s 33rd City Council district reads like something out of a real estate developer’s wet dream: Greenpoint; parts of Williamsburg including the waterfront and the Southside; Boerum Hill; Downtown Brooklyn; Brooklyn Heights; DUMBO; and Vinegar Hill.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2009

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