Long in the works, the revamped Hotel Bossert is aiming for a soft opening at the end of August, with an official opening in September.
At Community Board 2’s general meeting Wednesday night at Long Island University, there was overwhelming opposition to the controversial development at 80 Flatbush.
Of the eleven members of the CB 2 Land Use Committee present, 10 voted to reject the proposal for the controversial development at 80 Flatbush Avenue.
In a crowded auditorium at St. Francis College last night, Community Board 2 held their public hearing regarding the controversial development at 80 Flatbush Avenue.
DNAinfo reports that Community Board 2 in LIC may join the Tri-Board Task Force that is pondering how to respond some proposed midtown rezoning – Mayor Bloomberg has put forth a proposal to rezone an area of 78 blocks of Midtown to allow for more and bigger skyscrapers. Manhattan Community Boards 1, 4, 5, and 6 want to band together as a multi-board task force to offer their reaction to and concern with this rezoning.
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The Times Ledger reports that Community Board 2 is considering forming a business improvement district (BID) in Woodside, to cover parts of Roosevelt Ave, Woodside Ave, and 61st Street. The board’s chairman, Joseph Conley, says “We think this would be a good step forward for Woodside”.
Tomorrow evening CB2 is holding two public hearings of note. First up is a hearing on the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s long-in-the-making plans for Admirals Row Plaza, the big mixed-used development that’s supposed to include a supermarket, some light manufacturing and community facility/nonprofit space. It’s unclear at this point whether the project is going to involve reusing any of the property’s 19th century buildings, as initially planned. The second hearing is for the “Special 4th Avenue Enhanced Commercial District,” which aims to bolster retail in new developments on the rezoned thoroughfare from Atlantic Avenue to 24th Street. Both will take place at the CB2 Landuse Meeting tomorrow, which starts at 6 p.m. at 5 MetroTech Center.