Photo by Matthew Taub

standard On a Range of New Developments, Legal Protections Leave Critics Wanting

Across several neighborhoods, critics of unfettered development are finding that a range of legal protections once trusted to thwart outsized construction cannot necessarily be relied upon. Community groups and preservationists are retooling where they can, holding demonstrations, filing additional lawsuits and perfecting appeals. But in other […]

The FPA-Foundation protested on Montague Street Friday Afternoon (Photo by Matthew Taub)

standard Child Care Agency Needlessly Tearing Apart Families: Protest

Protestors were outside the Administration for Children’s Services’ Brooklyn Office Friday afternoon, claiming that the agency tears young children away from their relatives for no reason. “The child welfare system has failed in every possible way,” said Dorin Matthews, founder and assistant director of the FPA-Foundation, an […]