Can’t See the Forest

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Monday, May 15, 2006

Forest City Ratner VP Jim Stuckey says architect Frank Gehry’s new slightly scaled-down plans for the Atlantic Yards arena development in Brooklyn make it a better fit in the neighborhood. Daniel Goldstein, a spokesman for Develop Don't Destroy Brooklyn, which opposes the project, disagrees. Plus: Monday Morning Politics, the editors of a new literary arts and politics journal on American writing today and the Part D deadline.

Monday Morning Politics

Markos Moulitsas Zúniga, blogger and co-author,
Jerome Armstrong, blogger and co-author, Crashing the Gate: Netroots, Grassroots, and the Rise of People Powered Politics (Chelsea Green Publishing)

» Daily Kos.com
» MyDD.com


n Print

Keith Gessen, co-founding editor of literary and political journal n+1 and contributor to New York magazine and New York Review of Books
Mark Greif co-founding editor of the literary journal n+1 and frequent contributor to American Prospect
- on the state of American writing, New York ...


Crossing Atlantic

Jim Stuckey, president of the Atlantic Yards project
- on the development plans for the Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn
Daniel Goldstein, spokesperson, Develop Don't Destroy Brooklyn
- thinks the development plans are too out of scale for the neighborhood



Down to the Wire

Robert Hayes, president of the Medicare Rights Center
- on picking a prescription drug benefit plan before tonight's deadline
» Medicare Rights Center
» Medicare


Atlantic Divide

Atlantic Divide

Originally uploaded by New York Public Radio.

Dan Goldstein of Develop Don't Destroy Brooklyn taking issue with the Atlantic Yards Development project - 5/15/06


Nfinite Perspectives

Keith Gessen and Mark Greif, co-founding editors of N+1 journal on politics, literature and culture - 5/15/06


Citizens of the Blogosphere

Dailykos blogger Markos Moulitsas and mydd's Jerome Armstrong talking Monday morning politics - 5/15/06


Bloggers in Blue


Originally uploaded by New York Public Radio.

New York's ex-police commission, William Bratton opened up the the LAPD to its citizens with a blog. Any chance New ...


The Wrong Guy

This is what happens when producers are too hasty getting their guest on the air. They interviewed one pundit's cab driver.

Update: Turns out the guest the BBC mistakenly interviewed was not a cabbie, but a candidate for an IT job who happened to be waiting in reception. His name ...


Required Reading: May 15, 2006

In which Times Square Signs go up for sale, the WTC Memorial unravels, Hillary clarifies "young people don't work" comments, Gators attack Floridians.

For Old Times Sake: Times Square Signs for Sale (Daily News)

The Breaking of Michael Arad (NY Mag)

Clinton Pulls Back From Lazy Youth ...


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