Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

What’s up, Doc? Well, your blood pressure, your cholesterol …

Health: It’s health care enrollment season — and cold and flu season — so our healthiest reporter, Joe Anuta, sat down with Lesly Kernisant, chairman of Preferred Health Partners, to discuss the state of Brooklyn’s health care. Comments (2)

The story this week? Two teen gangs

Crime: That’s pretty much all the crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comments (5)
Cleaning Our Waterways: Federal officials have identified three “hot spots” of intense contamination — and the source of cancer-causing toxic vapors — along the polluted Gowanus Canal. Comments (2)

Another chance to get ‘Baked’

Books: The dudes behind the beloved Red Hook bakery, Baked, are sharing their secrets — again — with “Baked Explorations: Classic American Desserts.” Comment

Three toxic sites — a status report

Cleaning Our Waterways: National Grid is charged with cleaning up all three “hot spots,” and has yet to determine what the work will cost. Here’s the status at each of the sites. Comment

Sign of the times! Trader Joe’s admits its crime problem

Managers of the Trader Joe’s on Court Street have confessed — albeit in its own cheeky way — that the store is a magnet for criminals. Comments (9)
Music: By day, Jonah Bruno is the spokesman for Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes. By night, he plays a banjo and sings bluegrass songs about being the spokesman for Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes. Comments (1)

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