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Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

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

Music: And it’s too big for just one venue! Comment

Roofus: Maybe Trader Joe’s should start selling handbags

Cartoon: Our coverage of the ongoing robberies of shoppers at Trader Joe’s inspired Roofus in this week’s cartoon. Comment
Cleaning Our Waterways: The future of the toxic Gowanus Canal zone can be bright — if the waterway is cleaned and thousands of new residential apartments are built, a new report argued this week. Comments (4)
A landscape designer in Carroll Gardens is aiming to take back the brownstone neighborhood one front yard at a time. Comments (11)
Crime: The rash of robberies continues. Comments (7)

Toxic timebomb! State sues chem company for PCBs under Red Hook Park

Cleaning Our Waterways: State authorities have discovered “unacceptable” levels of cancer-causing chemicals near Red Hook Park — and the villain is the same company recently fingered by the feds for fouling the Gowanus Canal. Comment

From Boardwalk to chaise lounge

From Boardwalk to chaise lounge

A Red Hook furniture salvaged 200 feet of Coney Island’s Boardwalk — and turned it into expensive coffee tables. Comment

Brutal morning on the F train

Crime: Two victims, one perp, one gun during the morning rush. Plus all the crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comments (2)
Mean Streets: The Brooklyn–Queens Expressway trench has divided Carroll Gardens for more than 50 years, but now it’s bringing people together. Comments (2)

Roofus: The federal fishing expedition on the Gowanus

Gowanus: Roofus read the coverage of the federal Gowanus Canal Superfund clean-up and had his usual cynical take. That’s why we pay him the big, er, the money. Comment
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Is this the biggest rat in Brooklyn?

Mean Streets: After filing Wednesday’s Web exclusive on rats, reporter Gary Buiso knew there was more to the story — and sure enough, there is: a stunning piece of videotape of what could be the biggest rat in Brooklyn. Join Buiso and Editor Gersh Kuntzman as they show you an animal that you won’t soon forget. Comments (1)

Cops sting purse-snatcher at Trader Joe’s!

Maybe this will stop the rash of robberies. Comments (10)

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