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Friday, July 30, 2010

It’s a road-eo on the Ninth Street bridge

Mean Streets: It’s not just humans who are sweating out this heatwave — the high temps have also gotten to the Ninth Street Bridge. Comments (4)

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

City seeks ‘dollar vans’ to operate on dead MTA routes

Carroll Gardens: The city wants dollar vans to fill a huge gap in Brownstone Brooklyn bus service that was created by MTA service cuts last month. Comments (15)

Meet Jack Rabid, the godfather of punk rock (journalism)

Checkin’ in with: Jack Rabid can rattle off band names like letters of the alphabet. Comments (2)

Cash and scary

Carroll Gardens: Gunman rough up a Kane Street man — and steal $40,000! Plus all the other crimes from Carroll Gardens and Cobble Hill’s 76th Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Big Takeover, big party

Music: Jack Rabid’s music magazine throws a 30th anniversary show at The Bell House. Comments (1)

Lip service! Human beatbox competition this weekend in Gowanus

Music: In an age where a machine can make any noise imaginable, beatboxing hasn’t lost its novelty. Comment

Saturday, July 24, 2010

The Saturday feature: She turned her roof into a farm!

Gowanus: A tree may indeed grow in Brooklyn — but Frieda Lim is using her Gowanus rooftop to grow lemon verbena, echinacia, tomatoes, cucumbers, eggplant and other delicious produce. Comments (1)

Friday, July 23, 2010

Red Hook camp kids denied access to their own hood’s pool!

Red Hook: School’s out for summer — and the pool’s out for some Red Hook campers as well. Comments (5)

‘Sponge’ worthy? Battle brews over name of a water-sipping Gowanus park

Cleaning Our Waterways: Call it “The Project Formerly Known as Sponge Park.” Comments (4)

To soak the stink, turn Sixth St into a garden

Cleaning Our Waterways: A floral sponge is about to start soaking up the stink in the Gowanus Canal. Comments (1)

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Hotlantic! Brooklyn’s main street is sizzling

Shopping: Here’s our walking tour of Atlantic Avenue from the harbor to Third Avenue — the hottest street in town. Comments (3)

Hotlantic’s old guard — the Arabic shops

Shopping: Years before there was a Trader Joe’s or Crop to Cup, there was Sahadi Importing Co. and Damascus Bread and Bakery. Comments (1)

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