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Kent Barwick, president of the Municipal Arts Society (MAS), and Stuart Pertz,
a member of the panel at MAS’s forum on Atlantic Yards, where the group
concluded that "Forest City Ratner’s current plan won’t work for

Photo: MAS Public Forum in Brooklyn, June 15, 2006


Municipal Art Society Public Forum on Atlantic Yards

Can it Work for Brooklyn? Thursday, June 15 6:30-8:30PMHanson Place Central United Methodist Church 144 St. Felix Street (@Hanson Pl.) Forum is free and open to the public. Please arrive promptly, as seating is limited. Transit: B, D, M, N, Q, R, 2, 3, 4, 5 and LIRR to Atlantic Ave./Pacific St.; G to Fulton […]

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This Week: Party With TA, Tour Transit’s Past

There are several chances to get dressed up this week, beginning with Tuesday’s mega-project discussion at City College (business attire only, please) and continuing with an MAS awards ceremony on Thursday. Loosen up afterward at TA’s holiday shindig before capping off the week with a City Hall subway station tour. No jacket required for that […]

This Week: Jane’s Walks, Cyclists’ Rights, Vision Zero Workshops

Vision Zero events will bring the traffic safety conversation to Harlem, Queens, and Brooklyn this week. Then hit the streets this weekend at one of the many Jane’s Walks organized by the Municipal Art Society. The full complement of events is at the Streetsblog calendar. Here are the highlights: Tuesday: The State Senate and Assembly transportation committees […]

Today’s Headlines

Municipal Art Society Unveils Concepts for Public Space Near Grand Central (WSJ, NY1) Sam Schwartz Pitches Toll Plan at MAS Summit (CapNY) When Factoring Housing Plus Transportation Costs, Is NYC Affordable? (WSJ) Tortured Family of Slain Pedestrian Drane Nikac Wants Plea From Kevin Spellman (News) Nassau Cop Killed in LIE Hit-and-Run; Driver Charged with DWI, Manslaughter (Post, WSJ) Schumer […]