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Andrea Bernstein

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Pataki Postpones Stadium Vote

Wednesday, May 18, 2005

Governor Pataki has postponed today's up or down vote on the West Side stadium project. WNYC's Andrea bernstein has more

The stated reason for the delay is that State Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver didn't have enough information to approve the ...

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No Action in Albany on Jets Stadium

Wednesday, May 18, 2005

There won't be any action in Albany today on the proposal to build a stadium on the West Side for use by the New York Jets.

Last night, Governor Pataki took the proposal off the agenda of a state board set for a nail biter vote ...

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Stadium Vote in Speaker Silver's Hands

Wednesday, May 18, 2005

All eyes are on Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver in Albany right now. According to arcane Albany rules, each legislative leader has one chance to ask for a deferment of the final approval vote on the west side stadium.

Last night, State Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno ...

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Albany Lawmakers Looking to Postpone Stadium Vote

Tuesday, May 17, 2005

Legislative leaders in Albany say they're working to postpone tomorrow's vote on whether to approve the West Side stadium. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports.

Governor Pataki says it's time to vote, and any delay could hurt New York's chances to host the 2012 olympics. He says the ...

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Re-drawing the Freedom Tower

Thursday, May 05, 2005

There will be a new design for the Freedom Tower. Governor Pataki issued word late yesterday that he'd convened a meeting with Mayor Bloomberg and redevelopment officials and they'd agreed to draw up new plans.

The announcement came after weeks of criticism that the Governor and ...

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Freedom Tower Gets New Design

Thursday, May 05, 2005

There will be a new design for the Freedom Tower. Governor Pataki issued word late yesterday that he'd convened a meeting with Mayor Bloomberg and redevelopment officials and they'd agreed to draw up new plans.

The announcement came after weeks of criticism that the Governor and ...

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Jets Air Rights Decision Delayed

Thursday, May 05, 2005

The New York Jets won't get the air rights to the MTA's Hudson Rail Yards until at least June 2, a judge said today.

REPORTER: In a Manhattan courtroom this morning, three sets of lawyers opposing the west side stadium argued for a judge to stop ...

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Freedom Tower Caught up in Blame Game

Wednesday, May 04, 2005

After 9/11, officials said rebuilding the World Trade Center would be a top priority. But three and a half years later, no structures are being built and officials are blaming each other. WNYC’s Andrea Bernstein reports.

REPORTER: Ten months ago, Mayor Bloomberg, Larry Silverstein, choirs, bagpipers ...

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Rezoning Williamsburg

Tuesday, April 26, 2005

Next week, a city council committee will decide whether to rezone the Williamsburg and Greenpoint neighborhoods of Brooklyn. Under the Bloomberg Administration plan, 175 blocks would be freed up for new uses, there would be 9000 new apartments, and new parks.

But residents and elected officials ...

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MTA Faces 2nd Lawsuit Over Stadium

Monday, April 18, 2005

The MTA is facing a second lawsuit for its decision to transfer its Hudson rail Yards to the New York Jets.

Now its the straphangers campaign and three government watchdog groups. In a case filed in state supreme court, the groups allege the MTA violated its ...

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Development Corp. Okays Jets Stadium

Tuesday, April 12, 2005

The Jets stadium is now one step closer to reality. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports, the Empire State Development Corporation has given its approval.

There was so little suspense in today's action that the press release announcing approval was prepared in advance.

GARGANO: All in favor: aye, all ...

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Bloomberg Shrugs Off MSG's Suit

Wednesday, April 06, 2005

Mayor Bloomberg is shrugging off Madison Square Garden's lawsuit. It seeks to block the MTA from transfering the development rights for the Hudson Yards to the New York Jets.

The Mayor and his allies are downplaying the lawsuit, saying they expected it all along.

BLOOMBERG: If you ...

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The MTA, the Stadium and the Jets

Friday, April 01, 2005

The New York Jets won unanimous approval from the MTA for their plan to build a stadium over the Hudson Rail Yards yesterday.

The vote clears the way for dramatic change in Manhattan and will bring the troubled transit agency more money.

WNYC's Beth Fertig takes a ...

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Paris Hopes for Olympic Village

Thursday, March 31, 2005

In New York, Olympic supporters are hoping that the games would bring needed impetus to create new parks and waterfront neighborhoods. Paris is using its Olympic bid to promote a vision of a model 21st century city. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein took a look at the ...

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Losing Bidder Cries Foul

Thursday, March 31, 2005

The MTA has unamimously approved the Jets offer to build a West Side Stadium over their Hudson Yards Site.

The losing bidder Cablevision has cried foul, as have mayoral candidates, and West Side residents.

Joining us now to discuss the latest is WNYC's Andrea Bernstein.

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Londoners Hang High Hopes on Olympics

Thursday, March 24, 2005

BLOOMBERG: We will transform a thousand square miles of our city into new or enhanced park lands we will create whole new venues along the rivers that we for so long walled our selves off from…we will create new neighborhoods where nobody goes and there’s no ...

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Brooklyn Arena to be Built with Bonds

Friday, March 04, 2005

The developer of the proposed Brooklyn Nets Arena will be asking for hundreds of millions of dollars in tax free bonds to construct the $500 million arena.

The developers say the project will bring 12,000 construction jobs and 8,000 permanent jobs, as well as 2000 units of ...

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Olympic Committee Eyeballs NYC

Tuesday, February 22, 2005

Delegates of the International Olympic Committee will be visiting the proposed sites for 17 sports as part of it four-day evaluation of the city's 2012 Olympic bid.

The evalutation committee will make nine stops, including the site for the proposed West Side stadium. There, they'll be ...

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More Hurdles for Mayor's Stadium Plan?

Wednesday, February 16, 2005

Just days before the International Olympic Committee comes to New York, the Mayor's plans to build a stadium on the West Side of Manhattan has received a punch in the stomach. The MTA said late yesterday it would seek bids for its West Side sites. ...

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San Franciscans Differ with Mayor on Gay Marriage?

Thursday, February 10, 2005

City Lawyers yesterday filed papers with the state's highest court, asking it to consider an expedited appeal of last week's decision legalizing gay marriage in New York. The move comes as gays and lesbians in New York and San Francisco are criticizing Mayor Bloomberg's decision ...

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