A couple of weeks ago, Landmarks calendared the Huberty mansion on Bushwick Avenue. Today, they put two more Bushwick Avenue buildings on the path to designation - the Lipsius Mansion and the Masonic Temple.
The NY Post reported that the 19th precinct of the NYPD - which covers the Upper East Side - issued 6,600 citations to cyclists in 2011. Apparently, this is something to be proud of. Now, I’m all for issuing tickets to cyclists for serious violations - my top two being sidewalk riding and…
The L Magazine reports that a “consultant for CPCR—the developer behind Williamsburg’s enormous, controversial Domino project—recently said in an off-the-record meeting that it appears likely the company may have to find another private investor in order to make the project move forward, a source present for the remarks confirmed in an email.”
A spokesman for the project strongly denies the allegation, and says that groundbreaking on the upland site will begin in about a year (“late 2011”). The latter statement could be true regardless of the financing trouble the project is facing, and it wouldn’t necessarily be extraordinary for CPCR to bring in partners for all or part of the Domino project anyhow.
Luckily, all of the promises that were made during the Domino rezoning were guaranteed, so the benefits to the community wouldn’t be affected by any change of ownership. Oh.