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City shuts down Marine Park development for unsafe conditions, unapproved elevator

City regulators shut down a Marine Park development site after the builders flagrantly ignored city-approved construction blueprints — and put workers’ lives at risk in the process, according to a Department of Buildings spokeswoman. “We issued a stop work order for the site…and issued violations to the contractor for disregarding the approved plans and putting workers in jeopardy by skirting safety regulations,” said Abigail Kunitz. Neighbors filed 11 official complaints to the department since June 2018, claiming that the…

In com-petition! Carmine Carro’s handicap parking spaces pit parents against seniors

Its a war of petition! Marine Park moms are squaring off against local seniors in a battle over three handicap-parking spots the city is installing at a senior center located in Brooklyn’s biggest green space. Disabled seniors say they need the spots to access services at the Carmine Carro Community Center — which attracts thousands of oldsters with free activities and workshops — while parents claim that inviting traffic through the park will put their kids in danger, and both sides have launched dueling petitions in opposition to one another! “I started a petition that reached…