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Dining: Sure, the vendors will open this weekend in Red Hook Park, but in two weeks, they’ll open a full market, free of some of those persnickety city rules. Comments (4)

Gets out of jail and goes back in — in the same day!

Crime: File this under dumb perp: He’s let out of jail and then breaks into a car within 24 hours. Plus all the crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment
Talk about a dumping ground. Comments (1)
Development: A historic Cobble Hill apartment complex built a century ago to house the working class is now on the fast track to luxury. Comments (8)
Dining: A new bake shop in Gowanus has a fairy tale name — but there’s nothing make believe about the quality. Comments (2)

In Verde veritas! New Smith St. Italian serves awesome tuna

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: Look, there are lots of restaurants on Smith Street — and many of them are great — but none of them served us a plate of seared sashimi-grade tuna over beans and herbs as good as Verde did last week. Comment

Danny Glover steals the show — for a cause

Hollywood heavyweight and social activist Danny Glover starred in another role when he came to Boerum Hill on April 19 — host of a fundraiser at the Deity Lounge. Comments (3)
Development: A Cobble Hill homeowner has allowed two landmarked properties to fall apart for nearly a decade — and now the buildings are in danger of collapse, the city charged in a bombshell lawsuit this week. Comment

From ‘Scratch’ — obsessive breadsmith plots his next move

Shopping: Matthew Tilden’s SCRATCHbread has all the ingredients of cult legend. There’s the bread, so delicious that it’s scooped up by the early risers long before most of Brooklyn can grab a bite. Comment
A controversial charter school will be allowed to use space inside a cramped Red Hook public school for at least three more years, thanks to a city vote on Tuesday. Comments (5)

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