Saturday: go camping in Bushwick Inlet Park for a sleep-in protest

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As we mentioned a few weeks ago, Norm Brodsky recently rejected the city’s measly $100 million offer for Bushwick Inlet Park. Days are numbered to make a deal, so this weekend bring your tent and join the protest.

This Saturday July 9th at 7pm, join Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn and Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park at Bushwick Inlet Park (1 N12th St @ Kent Ave ) for a Sleep-in Protest Teach-in. [Read more…]

Norm Brodsky rejects city’s measly $100 million offer for Bushwick Inlet Park

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Norm Brodsky

The developer is hoping to get $325 for the land, effectively holding the city for ransom. De Blasio made the $100 million offer for the land last week. So much for getting the park we were promised. Thanks Norm!

City officials met with developer Norm Brodsky on Thursday to make the offer on his burnt-out CitiStorage warehouses at Kent Avenue and N. 11th Street, but Brodsky turned them down, according to his real-estate rep, who claims they have higher offers on the table and DeBlasio will have to up the ante to compete. [Read more…]

it’s official

Its only 9AM and the deal starved masses are home by now with their bounty, bruises, and a little less dignity than the day before. Happy Black Friday y’all, grab your pepper spray.