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Development

  1. street view
    How a Denser Los Angeles Can Still Look Like Los AngelesWhere the neighbors don’t want towers, a city competition provides some alternatives.
  2. street view
    What Could Governors Island Be?An aquatic botanical garden, a film-set landscape, and more: Four fanciful transformation plans, commissioned by Curbed.
  3. developments
    Climate-Change-Related Lawsuit Nixes Huge California DevelopmentNot in my backyard, says Planet Earth, backed by a judge.
  4. preservation
    L.A. Doesn’t Need to Save Every Unremarkable Little BuildingWhen NIMBYs sneakily invoke nostalgia for something that’s neither old nor architecturally significant, it’s time to say no.
  5. rendering judgment
    Huh, the Port Authority Bus Terminal Could Get Less BadOpening in 2031 (est.).
  6. infrastructure
    Trump Called Himself the ‘Builder President.’ But What Did He Actually Build?A short, grim list of projects he completed while in office.
  7. street view
    New York’s Approval System for New Building Is a Recipe for MediocrityIn Gowanus, we’re dredging for an idea everyone can live with.
  8. cityscape
    If You Think Hudson Yards Is Big, Wait Till You See What’s Coming to SunnysideThe future of Queens lies over the rail yards.
  9. the city
    Superhuman City: A Walk Through Hudson YardsHudson Yards, a mega-neighborhood built from scratch, comes into view.
  10. dark sabrina
    We Might Be Getting a Dark Horror Take on Sabrina the Teenage Witch on the CWThe Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is being eyed for the 2018–2019 season.
  11. Is One Vanderbilt the 1,400-Foot-Tall Building We Need?More than token gestures toward the public.
  12. New York City Will Get That 1,400-Foot-Tall Skyscraper Near Grand CentralThe investment group that owns the terminal dropped the suit.
  13. development
    Seth MacFarlane Is Bringing His Face to TV in a Live-Action Sci-fi SeriesThe series is set 300 years in the future.
  14. street harassment
    Colored Helmets Used to Combat Street HarassmentProblem solved!
  15. HBO Developing Show With Alex Gibney, Laura DernLet’s hope it’s enlightening.
  16. the miracle of life
    Astronomers Witness the Birth of Baby Planets for the First TimeWelcome to the universe, little LkCa 15b and LkCa 15c.
  17. ‘I’m Special’: Jim Parsons Adapting ‘Thought Catalog’ Writer’s Book as a […]Jim Parsons, of Big Bang Theory fame, and his gay lover, Todd Spiewak, have optioned a book to make a half-hour comedy series, according to […]
  18. urban planning
    Which New York Is Yours?Talking to Jeremiah Moss of Vanishing New York and Nikolai Fedak of New York YIMBY, 50 years after the Landmark Law.
  19. sad things
    Better Visit 5Pointz While You Still CanA court order won’t save the graffiti haven.
  20. madison square garden
    Madison Square Garden Given Ten Years to MoveBy City Council.
  21. Hannibal Buress Cast in 2013’s Zillionth Cop Comedy It seems like for every two days these past few months, a TV network has announced a new comedy about cops. Today is no exception, as ABC […]
  22. Martha Stewart and Chelsea Handler Sell Comedy PilotsThe networks are still buying up new shows like crazy in hopes of finding new hits for their fall 2013 schedules. Deadline reports Martha […]
  23. good things
    Brooklyn’s Most Prominent Artisanal Empire Is ExpandingTo a 150,000-square-foot Crown Heights fixer-upper.
  24. Craig Robinson and Greg Daniels Escaping ‘The Office’ Together for a New […] Actor Craig Robinson and showrunner Greg Daniels are the latest personnel from The Office to book a new TV show for next season as a […]
  25. New Pilot Roundup: Paranormal Cops, Hollywood Assistants, and a Comedy […]TV’s fall development season is still going strong, with all of the major networks still buying up new pilots that might end up picking up to […]
  26. Italian Market
    Plans Afoot to Bring New Restaurants, Retail and Life to the Italian MarketThe plans call for building restaurants, retail and a ton of underground parking.
  27. development
    AMC Is Developing Another Robert Kirkman ShowThe Walking Dead has worked out pretty well for the network.
  28. What’s Wrong with Comedy Central?I have been writing about comedy for about seven years now — hi, 2005! — and, whenever I interview a comedian, almost without fail […]
  29. tv
    The CW Is Developing a Green Arrow ShowWhat could go wrong?
  30. tv
    J.J. Abrams Working On a CW PilotSet at an inn in Maine.
  31. Somehow, Fox Wants to Turn Texts From Last Night Into a SitcomSigh: the website Texts From Last Night, which gathers up funny text messages, is being turned into a TV show for Fox. Big Bang Theory writer […]
  32. breaking
    How I Met Your Mother Creators Sell a New Show to FoxIt’s about brothers and sisters.
  33. tv
    Nathan Lane Will Play Not–Nathan Lane in New Nathan Lane ComedyThink Julia Roberts’s character in Oceans 12.
  34. neighborhood news
    Developers Bail on Gowanus CanalThe canal has been stigmatized, perhaps, since getting a “Superfund” label.
  35. nyu
    NYU Looking to Expand at Ground ZeroUniversity looking to “revitalize and diversify” the area.
  36. nyu
    NYU Planning Extensive Expansion Over Next Twenty YearsProposal outlines a 40 percent increase in physical campus.
  37. unpleasant surprises
    Judge Who Approved Atlantic Yards Receives ‘Suspicious’ White PowderSupreme Court building evacuated after arrival of package.
  38. atlantic yards
    Atlantic Yards Project Gets Green Light From JudgeBrooklyn residents will be evicted over the next few months.
  39. Closings
    Cedar Tavern Site Is Still CursedForeclosure could be in the building’s future.
  40. neighborhood news
    City Finally Buys Seven Key Acres on Coney Island BoardwalkFor $95.6 million, the city can finally start building the amusement park of their dreams.
  41. Closings
    Cedar Tavern’s Grave Site Is Still UntouchedThe condo and retail space that replaced Cedar Tavern haven’t had much luck.
  42. atlantic yards
    New Atlantic Yards Stadium Design ReleasedIt doesn’t look like a bunker!
  43. Farewells
    Cheyenne May Be Headed for DixieAfter a deal to relocate it to Red Hook fell through, the diner may be sold within a week.
  44. neighborhood watch
    Community-Board Crankies Ready to Go Bananas on Bloomberg……if it’s true that he’s trying to shorten the community-review process for new development!
  45. neighborhood watch
    Market Crash Will Not Stop Play-Doh Park From Rising on West SideLook at these pretty (and delicious) renderings of potential Hudson Yards development!
  46. intel
    Who’ll Save New York? Paterson’s Possible Super-FriendsThe speech served as a Bat signal to stir powerful New Yorkers who can put the governor’s urgent message into play.
  47. developing
    Brooklyn Architect Robert Scarano Put on NoticeThe Department of Buildings has filed charges against him.
  48. in other news
    Port Authority Delays Could Put Money Back in Goldman’s PocketThe advance money that the investment bank set aside to pay for its lease on land in the financial district for a new tower might go right back into its pockets.
  49. in other news
    Patricia Lancaster, New York Buildings Commissioner, ResignsAfter a string of deadly accidents on constructions sites and accusations that she’s too easy on developers, Mayor Bloomberg accepts Lancaster’s resignation.
  50. developing
    A Look at High-rise Disasters, and the City’s Baby Steps to Safety (Updated!)Behold a timeline of high-rise accidents over the past few years in New York and what the Department of Buildings has done each time in response to make us all (slightly) safer.
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