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Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

Saturday, Feb. 16, 2008

Smash hits: BQE on-ramp worst in city

Carroll Gardens: A notorious entrance ramp on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway just got more notoriety: it’s one of the state’s most-dangerous places. Comments (8)

Hard cell: City still hoping to lure shoppers to jail

Carroll Gardens: The city marched out a new look for the Brooklyn House of Detention this week, hoping to draw new interest in a jailhouse retail plan that hasn’t gotten off the ground. Comments (3)

Sun sets on ‘Sunset’ series: Red Hook’s barge music closes up shop

Carroll Gardens: Red Hook’s Sunset Music Series, one of Brooklyn’s great venues — where Babaloo and Life in a Blender performed on a barge — has died. Comments (1)

Red Hook vendors in bidding war

Carroll Gardens: Red Hook’s beloved Latino food vendors have some competition in the bidding to control the site they put on the map. Comments (1)

Ski-masked gunmen stick up office

Carroll Gardens: Masked gunmen raided a Gowanus-area office on Feb. 1 — plus all the other crime news from Red Hook, Carroll Gardens and Cobble Hill’s 76th Precinct. Comment

John McFadden, legendary Staubitz butcher

Checkin’ in with: The recent “vegetarian week” was a good chance to check in with one heckuva butcher. Comment

A ‘notary’ loss

Carroll Gardens: It’s the end of a ramshackle era for Smith Street buildings once owned by a true character on the south Brooklyn real-estate scene. Comment

This new Stein way is almost in tune

Carroll Gardens: The developer of a stalled condo development in Carroll Gardens announced this week that he had sacked his controversial architect and has revised the design for his building. Comments (1)

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