The Yorkville garbage processing factory scandal reveals just about everything that's wrong with government and a lot that's wrong with journalism. How local reporters have managed to get this story so wrong and miss so much is a mystery.
Like most Brooklynites, I didn't break out the champagne when Jay-Z officially opened the Barclays Center arena. Quite the contrary: This odious monstrosity represents the death of a vibrant, diverse culture at the hands of a corporate monolith.
I have a case of anticipatory road rage from being stuck in stadium traffic. To solve the anticipated parking crunch, the Barclays Center should make it harder to park, to scare drivers away from the arena. Here are 7 ideas:
A couple of astonishing things happened last week in coverage of the EB-5 immigration visa program -- green cards for investments -- the dubious use of which I've investigated for months regarding Atlantic Yards.
A ruling in the last Atlantic Yards lawsuit laid bare just how the state cut corners to favor developer Forest City Ratner, allowing a 25-year buildout while insisting the project could get done in just ten years.