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Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

Crash course on the avenue of death and destruction

Mean Streets: The so-called Avenue of Death and Destruction is still living up to at least part of its name. Comments (2)

Teen mugged

Crime: A 13-year-old is mugged for an iPod. Plus all the other crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment
Cleaning Our Waterways: The feds cast doubt on the city’s plan to clean the Gowanus Canal — but admit that the Superfund plan would not fix the biggest problem: the hundreds of millions of gallons of raw sewage that end up in the canal whenever it rains. Comments (16)

The Superfund countdown — tell the feds what to do

Cleaning Our Waterways: The Environmental Protection Agency has extended the public comment period about its proposal to designate the Gowanus Canal as a federal Superfund site, citing the amount of responses the agency has already received. Comments (1)
Music: The best folk festival in the city just got one bold-faced name better. Comment

Daily News garage to become rock-climbing gym

Finally, Brownstone Brooklynites will be able to get their rocks off on, well, rocks. The old Daily News garage on Third Avenue in Boerum Hill is being remade into Brooklyn Boulders, a rock-climbing center that will be a mountaineer’s Nirvana. Comments (1)

Irish author with a ‘Brooklyn’ accent

Books: Meet Colm Toibin, author of “Brooklyn,” his sixth book. Comments (1)

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