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Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

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

Hook vendors in the red; city rules, delays cause lo$$es

The beloved Latino food stalls of Red Hook Park will return to their traditional haunt this weekend — and the grand re-opening couldn’t come a moment too soon for vendors, who have racked up tens of thousands of dollars in debt to comply with tightened city regulations. Comments (6)

Summer ‘Knights’

Summer ‘Knights’

Art: Next weekend, “The Dark Knight,” the latest movie in the Batman franchise, opens in theaters nationwide. Hidden away in Red Hook, however, is another look at the Caped Crusader — and what it lacks in box office glitz, it more than makes up for in graphic authenticity. Comment

Monkey business at jungle gym

Long Island College Hospital says it’s going to fix up dilapidated playgrounds on its Cobble Hill campus this summer after a flurry of complaints from parents thrust the beleaguered hospital into action. Comments (1)

Working it

The old Independence Bank building at the corner of Court Street and Atlantic Avenue is finally beginning to look more like a Trader Joe’s. Insiders say the supermarket, the quirky chain’s first in Brooklyn, is on pace to open in late September. Comment

Denmark’s dozen

Denmark’s dozen

Theater: Each year, there are more Shakespearean productions in the borough than we can count, but on Friday night at the McCarren Park Pool in Greenpoint, fans of the Bard got more for their money with the Woodshed Collective theater company’s “Twelve Ophelias.” Comment

He fell for the old ‘Let me show you something’ trick

Crime: A man walked into a mugging on Centre Street after a Sharpie deceived him on July 1. Comment

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