Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

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

Girl power!

Girl power!

Nightlife: It’s scary, it’s sporty, and it’s posh — it’s a Spice Girls singalong. Comment

Smith Street eatery Saul is moving to Brooklyn Museum

Dining: Saul, the renowned Smith Street restaurant, served its last meal Sunday before shutting its Boerum Hill location for a move into the Brooklyn Museum later this year. Comments (13)

Cops: Woman uses metal earring as weapon

Crime: Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
BoroBeat: Thousands of French ex-pats and just as many local Francophiles turned out for the annual street fair celebrating French independence. Comment

LICH update: Advocates say ambulance ban puts lives in danger

The state’s ban on ambulances dropping off patients at Long Island College Hospital’s Cobble Hill emergency room could lead to the unnecessary death of residents who now have to be rushed extra miles for urgent care, hospital advocates claim. Comments (1)

Beloved Carroll Gardens activist Lydia ‘Buffy’ Buffington, 61

She was “Buffy” to her friends and “Mami Giga” to her family, but late Gowanus Canal Community Development Organization “heart and soul” Lydia Buffington will live on as a neighborhood icon in her beloved Carroll Gardens. Comments (10)

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