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Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

Friday, May 20, 2011

Red Hookers upset at ‘takeover’ of popular field

Red Hook: Coaches are battling a Manhattan-based private school over its plan to create a state-of-the art, synthetic field — and then control its use on weekdays. Comments (8)

A simply enormous beer bar opens in Greenpoint

Bar Scrawl: Hundreds of brews and more space than the Milky Way. Comments (3)

Thursday, May 19, 2011

The ultimate ‘Hedwig’ singalong at the Bell House

Nightlife: Don your most fabulous outfit, work on that German accent and find the blondest wig you possibly can as the Bell House hosts a singalong to “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” on May 26. Comment

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

PS 29 vandals surrender claiming ‘YouTube accident’

Cobble Hill: They wanted to slide through a burning ring of fire. Comments (12)

One of the last relics of old South Brooklyn — Joe’s Superette — closes

Carroll Gardens: A vestige of Smith Street’s Little Italy ends its 50-year-run — and takes its prosciutto balls with it. Comments (13)

The best damn sandwich on Twitter!

Dining: Each Sunday, Matt Ross and Eric Finkelstein will debut a new “mystery” sandwich at Court Street Grocers. This week, the real hero was suckling pig and pecorino! Comment

Wallet snatched at Fairway

Carroll Gardens: Plus all the other crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

New PS 29 Mom-strocity! Thieving PTA treasurer may face no jail — and parents are angry

Cobble Hill: The former PTA treasurer accused of swiping nearly $100,000 from a Cobble Hill public school won’t face any jail time if she returns every dollar — and parents at the school feel like they’ve been victimized again. Comments (11)

Monday, May 16, 2011

Pay to play! PS 29 vandals promise cash to repair their damage — neighbors outraged

Cobble Hill: Parents of the privileged teens who torched a Cobble Hill playground have set aside $50,000 to cover the damage, but critics say the PR move amounts to little more than a cynical sociology lesson about class — and, perhaps, the lack thereof. Comments (23)

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