Cuomo gives $15M for community center at Bedford-Union Armory; Planning sessions start for Brooklyn Bridge Park’s public pool

Posted On Tue, September 4, 2018 By

Posted On Tue, September 4, 2018 By In Daily Link Fix

Bedford Union Armory Redevelopment rendering by JM Zoning; A conceptual rendering of the pool via Brooklyn Bridge Park (R)

  • Governor Cuomo announced that his office will fund the $15 million Carey Gabay Community Center at Crown Heights’ Bedford-Union Armory development. [Curbed]
  • In 2011, the city introduced green cabs as a way to service areas where yellow cabs typically wouldn’t travel. That same year, Uber began operating in NYC. [NYT]
  • The Hunters Point South ferry landing has been out of service for almost all of August, and it’s probably not reopening any time soon. [LIC Post]
  • In the most bizarre marketing campaign ever, Adidas released a new sneaker inspired by NYC bodegas because they’re “vibrantly colored.” [Sneaker News]
  • Sixty-three years after it was launched as an alternative weekly newspaper, the Village Voice has ceased all operations. [Gothamist]
  • The MTA added permanent “Respect” tributes to Aretha Franklin at the Franklin Avenue subway station. [Untapped Cities]
  • On September 12th and 16th, Brooklyn Bridge Park will hold community meetings about their plan to build a pool at Squibb Park. [BK Bridge Park]




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