Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

Chimichanga Chuck!

Politics: Sen. Chuck Schumer ate his way into the fight to save the Red Hook food vendors, grabbing some delicacies last Saturday and saying the city should abandon a plan to sell the group’s vending permits on the open market — a scheme that many believe will lead to higher permit fees for the mom and pop vendors and competition from deep-pocketed corporations. Comment

Pricey slice! Piece of pizza soaring towards $3

It’s the beginning of the end: A slice of pizza has hit $2.30 in Carroll Gardens — and the shop’s owner says it’s “just a matter of time” before a perfect storm of soaring cheese prices and higher fuel costs hit Brooklyn with the ultimate insult: the $3 slice. Comment

Brooklyn loves its Hook tacos

Brooklyn South: An army travels on its stomach — so, naturally, do the papusa partisans who support the Red Hook food vendors. Comment

Crossing the Hudson

Crime: Detectives got to take a field trip last week — and this collar was certainly worth the gas money. Comment

Nab Hook’s last feral dog

The last feral dog along the changing Red Hook waterfront has been caught, signaling the end of wild times on Ikea’s new home turf. Comment

Slim hope for rezoning Carroll Gardens quickly

Rezoning: Tempers flared this week as Carroll Gardens residents argued over how best to control “overdevelopment” in the neighborhood. Comments (1)

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