Prospect Park is getting two new entrances; de Blasio’s 2019 budget takes aim at Cuomo

Posted On Fri, April 27, 2018 By

Posted On Fri, April 27, 2018 By In Daily Link Fix

Rendering of Prospect Park’s new Flatbush Avenue entrance, via Prospect Park Alliance (L); Mayor de Blasio via Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office

  • The northeastern perimeter of Prospect Park, at Flatbush Avenue, is getting a $5.6M restoration that includes two new entrances–the first since 1940. [Untapped Cities]
  • Mayor de Blasio revealed his proposed 2019 budget yesterday, and it has an entire category dedicated to “hits from Albany,” including $254 million to “address mismanagement of State-run subways.” [NYC Office of the Mayor]
  • … and it doesn’t include half-priced MetroCards. [WNYC]
  • On the other side, Governor Cuomo announced that he’s set aside $1.4B for projects in Brooklyn. [NYP]
  • Take a peek at the South Bronx’s first “luxury” condo. [Welcome2TheBronx]
  • The UWS’ new Trader Joe’s, on Columbus Avenue between 92nd and 93rd Streets, will open on Friday, May 4th. [West Side Rag]
  • Green-Wood Cemetery is hosting a series of eerie concerts in its catacombs. [TONY]

 

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