Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill
Development: Whole Foods now says it can’t build its supermarket at Third Avenue and Third Street without a development partner — but could that mean a shopping mall, businesses, housing? Comments (4)

Smith-Ninth rehab will cost more and take longer

Transit: It’s the same F-ing story at the crumbling Smith-Ninth Street station: repairs are going to cost more — much more — and take much longer. Comment

No más! Hook vendors season ends

The first year of the city’s tightened control of the vendors in Red Hook Park is drawing to a close this weekend and no one is happy with the results. Comment

All drawn out

Cartoon: This week, our award-winning cartoonist Cristian Fleming looks at the imminent demise of Long Island College Hospital. Comment

Say hello to Kevin’s

Say hello to Kevin’s

Dining: Is the revitalization of Red Hook back on schedule? Consider the latest evidence: a former Van Brunt deli is now the upscale New American bistro Kevin’s — a sit-down eatery with a local feel. Comments (4)

Talk about a big bully!

Crime: A 42-year-old tries to mug an 11-year old! Plus all the other crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment
Residents of Dean Street are caught in the middle of a battle between the Department of Sanitation and the Department of Education that has left the area near PS 261 so filthy that some neighbors are tossing the school’s garbage bags back over the fence into the yard. Comments (2)

Layoffs begin at LICH!

Long Island College Hospital laid off 100 employees this week in the first wave of what will likely be a much-larger downsizing to save the tottering hospital from closure. Comment

Gowanus plan gets stink-eye

The stench of raw sewage in the Gowanus Canal may get worse before it gets any better. Comment
One park in Red Hook is going to the dogs — but some residents are growling. Comments (1)

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