Comment 115229

By JasonL (registered) | Posted November 30, 2015 at 09:25:59 in reply to Comment 115228

you're absolutely right. I confused some people on twitter recently when I sarcastically commented that Terry Whitehead's twitter account must be a parody account. The fact that people weren't sure if I was joking or not is all you need to know about the level of common sense and vision at Hamilton city hall. Imagine the guy from Brooklyn being here for a month to see how things really are? The only Brooklyn we're trying to be is the depressed car-centric version from the 70's.

Recent years Brooklyn has changed Vanderbilt Ave from this:

To this:

And Prospect Park W was transformed from a Hamilton-esque one way freeway to a complete street:

There was even a lawsuit against the city from residents who wanted to maintain the dangerous freeway. But they did the right thing, which is how a city goes from being an overlooked dump to one of the top cities in America. Here, a few seniors at Westcliffe Mall complain to their councillor and we try to block all progress.

Brooklyn, we are not

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