School integration plan for the East Village, a video rental store survives in Greenpoint, more

By Nathan Tempey  | September 14, 2017 - 11:39AM

Billionaire Barry Diller is pulling the plug on a planned $250 million private park on a pier in the Hudson River (New York Times)

Brooklyn business boosters are campaigning for Amazon to bring its second headquarters to the borough (The Bridge)

Activists threw blue paint on the Wall Street bull statue to protest the Trump administration's fight against the scientific consensus on climate change (Gothamist)

The city has announced a new plan to integrate schools in the East Village and Lower East Side (DNAinfo)

Commercial developers are scrambling to make the North Shore of Staten Island a destination, but uncertainty about the New York Wheel has put a slight damper on their momentum (Staten Island Advance)

In case you missed it: Here's the history of what is reportedly Brooklyn's first 24-hour diner, still operating after 60 years (Bklyner)

A video rental store is still going strong in Greenpoint, with some adjustments (Brooklyn Paper)

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