The Q at Parkside
News and Nonsense from the Brooklyn neighborhood of Lefferts and environs, or more specifically a neighborhood once known as Melrose Park. Sometimes called Lefferts Gardens. Or Prospect-Lefferts Gardens. Or PLG. Or North Flatbush. Or Caledonia (west of Ocean). Or West Pigtown. Across From Park Slope. Under Crown Heights. Near Drummer's Grove. The Side of the Park With the McDonalds. Jackie Robinson Town. Home of Lefferts Manor. West Wingate. Near Kings County Hospital. Or if you're coming from the airport in taxi, maybe just Flatbush is best.
Saturday, April 5, 2014
Zoning Resolution Passed: Now Come To Monday's Forum
Don't forget! Monday's the big day to turn out in numbers, so your elected officials can see how many of you are concerned about recent development developments. Borough President Eric Adams will be there. Assemblyman Karim Camara. Reps from Yvette Clarke and the Mayor will be there. City Planning and the Brooklyn czar for land use will be there. Jessie Hamilton and Demetrius Lawrence, both vying for the vacant State Senate seat will be there. I'll be there. PPEN will be there in big numbers. Ocean Ave's Celeste Lacy Davis (known round here as Ceeledee) will be there, as your MC and host. I mean, if you're not there, you won't be there, you know?
Last CB9 meeting, a resolution came forward to start the long-overdue zoning study of the neighborhood. A bit of jostling back and forth about process notwithstanding, the Board voted in favor of adopting and sending to City Planning to formally begin the process. The resolution, whereas's and all, is below: