Live! Coney Island Council Vote! (Village Voice news blog)

Four years in the making, the Coney Island rezoning plan got its final approval from the city council today — and yet still it’s not over. I have the live play-by-play on the Village Voice site:

Against all odds, there’s actually working (sort of) WiFi in the city council chamber, so I’m going to attempt to liveblog today’s final vote on the city’s Coney Island rezoning plan. The council’s land use committee gave its preliminary blessing last week, so the last step needed for approval is a vote of the full council — which, barring a last-second freakout by Coney council rep Domenic Recchia, is expected to proceed as planned… [read more]