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Nuns and NIMBYS

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2012_06_01_nun_nimbys_12.jpgAfter facing opposition from the neighbors and a gaggle of nuns, a Greenpoint restaurateur has dropped his plans for a European bar and restaurant on Newell Street. One of the nuns who spoke out against the project tells the Brooklyn Paper: "We’re feeling a great sense of relief...Prayer works. We prayed very hard." [BP]

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