BROOKLYN, NY - With a dream more ambitious than any conjured by Robert Moses, an international consortium of speculative developers with plans to fill in the East River and build glistening high rises above it was stopped in its tracks by whistle blower and stalwart Bensonhurstian Dom Gervasi. "Brooklyn isn't the next Manhattan. It's not even one Brooklyn!", said Mr. Gervasi. The speculators claimed the Brooklyn-Manhattan blend, code named Megalopolis, would have extended the west end of Long Island and protected precious waterfront property from another hurricane. Calling on the spirit of the late Jane Jacobs, Dom defended Brooklyn from further over-development by calling attention to the relentless series of frivolous and badly planned developments that many New Yorkers may not be aware they actually have a stake in.
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