Afternoon Links: State Pulls Out of Plan for Pier 6 Towers as City Forges Ahead

Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Photo by Mary Hautman

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    Comment of the Day

    Sounds great! Nice that Brooklyn Brewery is moving most of their operations back to Brooklyn.

    — designerbiker in Brooklyn Brewery to Join Russ & Daughters in Navy Yard With Beer Garden, Brewing Center

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