Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

Saturday, Aug. 25, 2007

What the ’Nell is going on?

Legendary Red Hook booze baroness LeNell Smothers’s new signature drink be a — gasp! — Manhattan. “Yes, I’m looking outside of Red Hook,” she told The Brooklyn Paper. Comment
Red Hook: The guy who floated a replica Revolutionary War submarine near the Queen Mary 2 will go to court next week. This should be fun. Comment

State, Keyspan ink toxic pact for Gowanus

Keyspan has agreed to clean the contaminated muck below Thomas Greene Park, thanks to a new agreement between state environmental conservation officials and the Brooklyn-born energy company. Comment

Wandering Jews still on the move

Brooklyn South: A medieval legend tells of a Jew cursed to wander until Judgment Day because of a bad run-in with Jesus. In Brooklyn, it’s a karmic — and financial— arrangement with real-estate developers that keeps one pair of so-called Wandering Jews on the move. Comment

Mac taken out right through the bars

Crime: A 31-year-old female learned that size matters the hard way on Aug. 7 when a long-armed thief pushed in the screen on her bedroom window and slipped out a slim, laptop, police said — plus all the news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook. Comment
Boerum Hill’s rodeo sweetheart, Debbie Singleton, wants to bring her bulls to Prospect Park. Comment

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