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At Long Last, a Supermarket at the Navy Yard

The city has brokered a deal to bring a ShopRite to the Brooklyn Navy Yard, a City-owned 300-acre industrial park surrounded by 12-foot-high brick walls. The area has been deemed a “food desert” by City Councilwoman Leticia James, who represents the area, the Post reported. The project is expected to break ground by early 2012 […]

Rose Plaza Gets More Affordable Apartments

A deal has been struck to increase affordable housing at the Rose Plaza development on the Williamsburg Waterfront. The Brooklyn Paper reports Councilman Steve Levin was assured by developer Jack Isack Rosenberg that, for all the concessions he received, the developer would make 30 percent of the 774 units at Rose Plaza “affordable,” and price […]