Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

Covering: Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Red Hook, Gowanus, Columbia St Waterfront, Boerum Hill

Heath hits the road; Michelle to stay in Boerum Hill

It looks official: Michelle got the townhouse. The amicable rift in Brooklyn’s A-list couple — Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams — has ended with the Aussie heartthrob apparently moving out. Comments (2)

Want to run the Gibran Academy? Apply now!

The city is searching for a new principal to head its controversial Arabic language and culture academy, posting the “help wanted” ad on the Department of Education Web site. Comments (1)

MTA extends itself for Ikea

Red Hook: New York City Transit has agreed to next year reroute the B61 and the B77 bus lines to stop at a corner of Red Hook that is fast turning blue — Ikea blue. Comments (1)
The only thing worse than being stuck on the Brooklyn–Queens Expressway is being stuck living next to it — and now it’s inspired its own blog! Comments (1)

Crime ain’t new but it hits hard

Brooklyn South: Our columnist confronts crime — and her own white guilt. Comment

They asked for the time, but stole kid’s iPod

Crime: Four men roughed up a kid for his iPod on Smith Street. Plus all the crime news from Red Hook, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Boerum Hill’s 76th Precinct. Comment

Red Hook is turning green

Two eco-friendly additions are coming to the neighborhood long known as a destination for car-burning arsonists and smog. Comment

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