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January 25, 2009

And the Blog Goes On

New York Times
By Samantha Storey


This article takes a look at New York City real estate blogs and the challenges they face with the downturn in the real estate market. One Brooklynite quoted mentions the proposed Atlantic Yards project as a topic that he follows via the real estate blogs.

Louis Rosenfeld, who lives in Park Slope, started visiting Brownstoner last summer when he was looking for an apartment. He closed on a co-op in the fall, but is still reading the site.

“I find it interesting to use as a lens for what’s going on in the borough,” said Mr. Rosenfeld, a book publisher.

He said he liked the site’s broad approach. “I can find out what is happening with the Atlantic Yards and in neighborhoods like Ditmas Park and Flatbush.” He also said it was difficult to find news about these smaller neighborhoods in mainstream media.


NoLandGrab: Please feel free to think of us as your clearing house for all things Atlantic Yards. We're here to keep an eye on this vital Brooklyn issue whether or not The Times chooses to cover it.

Posted by steve at January 25, 2009 7:24 AM