Columnist, Sam Howe recently penned his response to a Letter to the Editor regarding his Howe’s Brooklyn editorial on housing plans at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6.  Read Sam’s response below: No, actually the BHA was right. While I cannot speak officially for the BHA, they usually fight the idea of something that might be negatively precedent-setting. I Read More →

The triple cantilever of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE). Eagle photos by Scott Enman

Famed traffic planner and former city official “Gridlock” Sam Schwartz told Brooklyn Paper Radio on Monday that the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway’s (BQE) half-mile triple cantilever section — which runs between Atlantic Avenue and the Brooklyn Bridge in Brooklyn Heights — is in need of major work. The BQE is a triple cantilever — meaning the Promenade, northbound highway Read More →