Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

Friday, Sept. 21, 2018

Dry-ice truck flips on Gowanus Expressway ramp, injuring one

Transit: A tractor-trailer filled with dry ice flipped over on a ramp connecting the Gowanus and Brooklyn–Queens expressways on Friday morning, injuring one person, according to a Fire Department rep. Comment
Development: The developer of 80 Flatbush trimmed its 986- and 561-foot towers to 840 and 510 feet respectively, while reconfiguring the taller high-rise’s design so it blocks less sunlight, and promising to give thousands to improve a nearby community garden, to get lawmakers to okay the rezoning it needs to build the complex at the edge of Boerum Hill. Comments (29)

Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018

Preservationists including legendary folk singer Joan Baez succeeded in saving a pair of Carroll Gardens buildings the musician’s family once lived and worked in when officials named the properties as city landmarks on Tuesday. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018

Development: The Boerum Hill councilman said his decision on the controversial project may come down to just how dense it actually is. Comments (5)
Brooklyn Paper Radio: Boerum Hill Councilman Stephen Levin — who yesterday pushed his body’s vote on the polarizing complex to Thursday, its last possible day — will fill our hosts in on the compromise he wants to see, but has yet to reach, with builder Alloy Development. Comments (7)

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