Brooklyn’s 80 Flatbush megadevelopment rejected by CB land use committee

Brooklyn’s 80 Flatbush Mega-Development Rejected by CB Land Use Committee

The massive mixed-use project coming to 80 Flatbush Avenue is already facing some serious pushback. Brooklyn Community Board 2’s voted overwhelmingly against the project earlier this week saying it was out of context with the neighborhood, Brownstoner reports. The five-building project is currently going through the city’s [...] Click here to view original web page at ny.curbed.com
Brooklyn residents reject relocation of J. Marion Sims statue: 'There is no space for honoring white supremacy'

Brooklyn Residents Reject Relocation of J. Marion Sims Statue: ‘There Is No Space for Honoring White Supremacy’

The statue of J. Marion Sims was taken down from its Manhattan perch this week. After the statue of a controversial doctor was removed from Central Park, some Brooklyn residents say they don’t want him in their backyard either. The statue of J. Marion Sims was taken down from its [...] Click here to view original web page at www.nydailynews.com