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Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

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

A controversial Red Hook concrete plant that will help rebuild the World Trade Center has quietly opened, dashing the hopes of stone-faced critics who vilified its arrival. Comments (3)

Window to the stole

Crime: A victim invited a crime by leaving the car window open. Plus all the crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment

Forty year Smith Street legend, ‘Sal the Barber’ is dead

Giorgio Zocco, a staple at his Smith Street barbershop for decades, died on Sunday, ending 40 years of old-school dedication to his craft and his neighborhood. He was 70. Comments (2)

It’s time for the Gowanus Grind

Skateboard enthusiasts can show off their stuff on April 17 when Thomas Green Park hosts Gowanus Grind, a full day of skate clinics and contests. Comment

They will they will rock ewe!

Dining: At the Lamb Takedown at the Bell House, anything goes (as long as it’s lamb). Comment

The Brooklyn Indie Market reopens today!

Shopping: And there will be cupcakes, too! Comment

War is over! There will be a new liquor store on Van Brunt Street!

After a month of opposition from a nearby competitor, a new Red Hook wine store has finally received its license from the State Liquor Authority. Comments (5)
Shopping: Hold on to your Manolos, fashionistas! Barneys is coming to Cobble Hill! Comments (3)

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