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Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

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

From Russia with love

From Russia with love

Dining: Are you craving a big night out, but feeling the pinch of inflation? Do you want to get away from it all, but can’t bear to get on a plane and witness how little the U.S. dollar now buys? Well, as close as Gravesend, there is a Russian nightclub where your dollar seems to have all of the purchasing power of the ruble, circa 1989. Comments (1)

Hookers lining up for their BJs

Red Hook: Plans to bring BJ’s Wholesale Club, potentially the second big box retailer in Red Hook, sent a shiver of excitement and mild horror through the neighborhood this week. Comments (15)

Stein’s way or the highway

Development: The developer behind an embattled Carroll Gardens condo building thinks he can beat back neighborhood opposition this time with some New Math. Comments (2)
Rest assured Brooklyn — Nov. 11 will be a scream-free day. Comments (9)
Red Hookers will get to join the suspended alternate-side-of-the-street parking fun on Monday, Sept. 8, when the city moves to its fourth and final round of swapping new parking signs in Community Board 6. Comment

You’ve got jail!

Crime: A prowler pilfered a Clinton Street home and didn’t leave his calling card, but rather his e-mail address, on Aug. 19. Plus all the other crime news from Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment

Fair end to fowl story

Fair end to fowl story

A badly injured sea bird had firefighters scrambling on Bergen Street in Boerum Hill on Tuesday morning — but New York’s Bravest were eventually able to coax this scared and wounded cormorant into safe hands. Comments (2)
Shopping: The Ikea bus-aster at Borough Hall and in Park Slope has been resolved. Comments (1)
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Out of the swim of things

Awesome: All good things come to an end: The public pools are closed. Comment

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