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Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

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

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)
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

PS 29 vandals surrender claiming ‘YouTube accident’

They wanted to slide through a burning ring of fire. Comments (12)
A vestige of Smith Street’s Little Italy ends its 50-year-run — and takes its prosciutto balls with it. Comments (13)
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

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

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

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)
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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