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Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

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

CB6 to Toll Brothers: Put housing promise in writing

Gowanus: Community Board 6 has rescinded its approval of a controversial residential development on the Carroll Gardens side of the fetid Gowanus Canal unless the developer promises — in writing — to include below-market-rate housing in the 447-unit project. Comments (5)

Uncorked! It’s going to be a very good year for Hook winery

Shopping: It’s almost the days of wine and roses in Red Hook. Comments (2)

Was it arborcide? Man fingers workers in tree death

The winds that slammed into Brooklyn last Thursday knocked down a beloved 120-year-old tree in Carroll Gardens — but it wasn’t the gusts that committed the crime; it was arborcide, the tree’s owner claims. Comments (3)
Music: Finally, a tribute to “Yacht Rock”! Comments (1)

Two perps, one cop, two collars

Crime: A cop makes a great arrest of two thugs. Plus all the other crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment

Stop the presses

Development: Owners of the Jewish Press building on the Park Slope side of the Gowanus Canal are betting the post-industrial wasteland is ready to burst with new life by putting the massive Third Avenue structure up for sale. Comments (1)

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