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Zoning

  1. housing
    Why California Killed Its ‘Upzoning’ Bill. Again.NIMBYs get another win over efforts to preempt local zoning rules restricting housing supply.
  2. A CA Bill to Encourage High-Density Development Near Transit Dies. For Now.An ambitious bill to force local governments to allow high-density housing near transit stops aroused a huge debate — and too much opposition.
  3. infrastructure
    Bill de Blasio, New York’s Putterer-in-ChiefA mayor who contents himself with piling up small achievements instead of making sweeping change.
  4. More Zoning Wouldn’t Have Protected Houston, But Less Sprawl Would Have HelpedHouston is famous for its hostility to land-use planning. That’s less of a problem than simply too much growth and ever-more frequent storms.
  5. ‘Mandatory Inclusionary Zoning’: The Dullest, Most Important Phrase in New YorkA term you need to know.
  6. Coffee Buzz
    Fishtown Neighbors Green-Light ReAnimator Coffee’s Cafe PlansLooks like Loco Pez and Cedar Point Bar & Kitchen are getting a new neighbor.
  7. Coffee Buzz
    ReAnimator Coffee Seeking Support for Its Fishtown CafeThe artisan roasters need the community’s support before the city’s Zoning Board will sign off on their plans.
  8. Community Board
    Batali Working With Community Board to Save BabboHe needs a special zoning variance renewal.
  9. The Great Outdoors
    American Sardine Bar Coming Up Al Fresco This SpringZBA finally signed of on owner John Longacre’s plans for outdoor dining.
  10. justin davidson
    Davidson on Midtown Rezoning, Grand CentralThe City Planning Department has floated a sweeping proposal that combines swollen ambitions for the skyline with puny civic aspirations.
  11. Beer Me
    Saint Benjamin Brewing Co. Gets the Community’s Approval For Brewery andIf all goes according to plan, the brewery could start brewing as soon as this fall.
  12. Empire Building
    Another Hurdle Cleared For Dinerman’s East Passyunk Ave. GastropubThe local zoning committee gave the project the go-ahead.
  13. FYI
    Help Decide the Fate of Boot & Saddle TonightThe zoning committee takes up the discussion at its meeting tonight.
  14. Mediavore
    Montco. Town Isn’t Clucking Around When It Comes to Chickens; Girl ScoutsPlus: Volunteers sought for Mars cooking exercises; mediocre sushi probably isn’t worth it, all in our morning news roundup.
  15. Coming Soon
    Pizza Brain and Little Baby’s Ice Cream to Shack Up Together on FrankfordIn theory, it’s a match made in heaven.
  16. Mediavore
    Ancient Zoning Rules Forbid Fettuccine and Gnocchi Making; Make Way For JarritosPlus: Two Pittsburgh area brewers battle over a defunct beer; and obese people actually crave more high-calorie foods than others, all in our morning news roundup.
  17. Neighborhood Watch
    Sikora Debuts Dishes From A.Kitchen; King George Inn to ReopenRounding up the region’s neighborhood news.
  18. Neighborhood Watch
    A Billiards Hall in Center City Gets the Go-Ahead; Hop Sing LaundromatPlus: Frankford neighbors rally to shut down a nuisance bar; and Bon Jovi gears up to open his own restaurant, all in our roundup of neighborhood news.
  19. Empire Building
    Pub & Kitchen Gathering Signatures to Support Its Next ProjectThe new project, a European-style cafe, hinges on rezoning of the property.
  20. Openings
    Fathom Seafood House Gets Zoning Approval; Eyes First Week of February For anWith the last of the red tape out of his way, Stollenwerk expects to open his long delayed restaurant in about two weeks.
  21. Openings
    Little Fish Going Swimmingly; Fathom Still MaroonedWith his BYOB back up and running, Stollenwerk awaits zoning approval for his stalled Fathom Seafood House.
  22. Openings
    Fathom Now Looks to 2011 for an OpeningThe long awaited seafood bar from Fish/Little Fish owner Mike Stollenwerk pushes back its opening.
  23. Openings
    Stollenwerk Simultaneously Readies Little Fish and Fathom Seafood HouseIf you though your holiday season was stressful, try walking a mile in Mike Stollenwerk’s shoes.
  24. Endangered
    Dens of Depravity: Cordato’s Cleans Up Its Act, Scandals Fights City HallOne go-go bar becomes a sports bar while the other fights for its right to party.
  25. neighborhood watch
    Stop!Boerum Hill: City replaces stop signs with traffic light at one intersection, and neighbors aren’t pleased. [Streets Blog] Boerum Hill: Who you gonna call? Well, don’t bother with the police, if you live on a block stuck between two precincts. [NYDN] East Village and Lower East Side: Work continues on East River Park, with 6th Street running track reopened and overall project set for final completion in 2008. [Grand Street News] Fort Greene: There’s a new church coming, but don’t tell the local prostitutes. [Brownstoner] Harlem: There’s some weird architecture — an old-school front porch, a very new-school modern thing — on East 128th Street townhouses. [Bagel in Harlem] Lower East Side: Proposed neighborhood-friendly LES rezoning may not be as neighborhood-friendly as it’s cracked up to be. [LoHo 10002] Lower East Side: Thanks to construction-detritus pulverized Styrofoam, you can play in the snow even when it’s 60-plus degrees out. [What About the Plastic Animals? via Curbed]