Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

Pot topic: Stoners come to Gowanus to share ‘Marijuana-logues’

Event: Some people eat Chinese takeout when they smoke marijuana and some people watch Star Trek reruns, but not this comedic trio — they monologue. Comment
Cleaning Our Waterways: Throwing mud into the Gowanus Canal is the secret to cleaning the dirty waterway, environmental activists say. Comments (14)

Carroll Gardens residents: Don’t give us homeless shelter

A Bronx-based non-profit wants to open a 170-bed homeless shelter on a residential block of Carroll Gardens — but neighbors fear a cramped facility will encourage troubled folks to loiter nearby. Aguila Incorporated plans to offer single adults housing in a five-story building on West Ninth and Court streets to “help less fortunate individuals find a better quality of life,” according to a letter the group submitted to Community Board 6. Comments (22)
Neighbors want to push back the closing time of Cobble Hill Park following a mini-ticket blitz that left late-night visitors facing costly summonses. Comments (7)

Bridge Park bike philanthropist will bring arts to Gowanus

The philanthropist funding a $40-million athletic facility full of fixed-gear bikes in Brooklyn Bridge Park is now throwing money at an innovative arts project in Gowanus — earning him street cred as Brooklyn’s coolest benefactor. Comments (8)

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