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Brooklyn Bridge Park Towers Protest; What Is the 'New Bronx'?

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BROOKLYN HEIGHTS—There's a meeting of the Board of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation happening tomorrow afternoon at Brooklyn Borough Hall, and some of the Brooklyn Heights residents who oppose the plan to build two affordable housing towers in Brooklyn Bridge Park are planning on showing up and yelling at some politicians. Should be a fun time. [CurbedWire Inbox; previously]

THE BRONXWelcome2TheBronx on the so-called "New Bronx" that politicians have been touting in recent years: "'The New Bronx' mantra is very insulting to the Bronx for many reasons but primarily because it is a campaign to whitewash our borough and scrub it clean from the grit that made it what it is today ... The Bronx of today is a product of the resiliency that grew out from those years of strife and a people who learned how to do things for themselves rather than wait for others." [W2TB]

Brooklyn Bridge Park - Pier 6

Pier 6, Brooklyn, NY 11201