Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

Here’s your chance to throw a banjo into the Gowanus Canal!

Music: The Gowanus Canal is polluted with heavy metals — but for one day only it’s going acoustic. Comments (11)

Hook sinker? Red Hook Houses could be key to Gonzalez seat

Councilwoman Sara Gonzalez’s primary challenger, Carlos Menchaca, accuses the 10-year incumbent of being missing in action in the months following Sandy’s assault on Brooklyn’s largest public housing complex — a charge Gonzalez denies, and she says she has the photos to disprove it. Comments (7)

Carroll Bridge will close for repairs

Transit: The city will shut down the historic Carroll Street Bridge to all traffic for at least four months for critical repairs, Community Board 6 announced Monday. Comments (2)

Thug threatens to kill woman, steals iPhone

Crime: Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

‘He gave me a strange look and just stabbed me’

Crime: A Court Street man says his roommate pulled a knife and cut him — then lunged at cops responding to the crime. Comment

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