Posts Tagged ‘BrooklynSpeaks’

Weekend of Events Spotlight Unfulfilled Promises at Arena

Weekend of Events Spotlight Unfulfilled Promises at Arena With the Barclays Center arena ready to open on Sept. 28, a wide range of community groups have organized “It’s a Crime” weekend, a series of events that will draw attention to promises far from fulfilled on the Atlantic Yards megaproject. read more >>
  • Posted on Sep 24, 2012 by pscc

A-Yards Backers Lose Their Appeal

A-Yards Backers Lose Their Appeal In a final defeat for Forest City Ratner and the Empire State Development Corporation, the New York State Court of Appeals has upheld an earlier ruling that requires a supplemental environmental impact study (SEIS) for the Atlantic Yards megaproject. read more >>
  • Posted on Jul 13, 2012 by pscc

Help organize a demonstration about Barclays Center’s missing benefits

Help organize a demonstration about Barclays Center’s missing benefits BrooklynSpeaks, Develop Don’t Destroy Brooklyn, Brown Memorial Baptist Church, Brown Community Development Corporation and Occupy groups invite you to a kickoff meeting to organize a demonstration at the Barclays Center opening. read more >>
  • Posted on Jun 18, 2012 by pscc

Upcoming Atlantic Yards rally to demand stronger oversight and promised benefits

Upcoming Atlantic Yards rally to demand stronger oversight and promised benefits Barclays Center opens in September, but we have yet to see the benefits promised for our tax dollars. Brooklyn demands better! Join read more >>
  • Posted on Jun 4, 2012 by pscc

Coalition Calls for Continued Review on Atlantic Yards

Coalition Calls for Continued Review on Atlantic Yards On Jan. 13, sponsors of the BrooklynSpeaks coalition filed legal documents in order to ensure a proper evaluation of the megaproject’s construction. read more >>
  • Posted on Jan 31, 2012 by pscc

Keeping an Eye on a Megaproject

Keeping an Eye on a Megaproject If you’ve been past the corner of Flatbush and Atlantic Avenues during the last 18 months, you have seen the Barclays Center arena taking shape. Whatever your views about it, the arena’s existence is now certain. read more >>
  • Posted on Nov 3, 2011 by pscc

Atlantic Yards Sponsors Choose to Fight Court Order on Environmental Review

Atlantic Yards Sponsors Choose to Fight Court Order on Environmental Review The Empire State Development Corporation and Forest City Ratner Companies have served notice that they plan to fight a July court decision ordering further environmental review of the Atlantic Yards project. The decision came after nearly two years of litigation. read more >>
  • Posted on Sep 22, 2011 by pscc

Local Groups Victorious in Atlantic Yards Lawsuit

Local Groups Victorious in Atlantic Yards Lawsuit On July 13, New York State Supreme Court Justice Marcy Friedman ruled that the Empire State Development Corporation (ESDC) acted illegally in 2009 when it approved changes to the Atlantic Yards project that increased the amount of time allowed to developer Forest City Ratner Companies (FCRC) to complete the project — from 10 years to […] read more >>
  • Posted on Jul 16, 2011 by pscc

United for a New Megaproject Model

United for a New Megaproject Model Construction on the Barclays Center arena is well under way at Atlantic Yards, but the rest of the 22-acre project remains in doubt thanks in large part to our slow economy. Is there finally room for the community to create a new model for responsible development? read more >>
  • Posted on Jul 16, 2011 by pscc

Eyes on AY

Eyes on AY The Park Slope Civic Council, the Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council, and the Boerum Hill Association have joined forces on a new website that will monitor the megaproject in the midst of all three communities. read more >>
  • Posted on May 23, 2011 by pscc