Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

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

Are tree pits a ‘quick fix’ for Gowanus stink?

Cleaning Our Waterways: No — the just-installed, $16,000 “bioswales” can’t retain enough water to keep the poop out of the canal. Comments (3)
Where can you find 1950s pastry cutters, a mouthwash invented for Louis XV, or eardrops for dogs made by Italian nuns? At Dry Goods on Atlantic Avenue. Comments (17)
BoroBeat: The new PetSmart in Carroll Gardens celebrated its grand opening with a tail-wagger tourney for Brooklyn’s most wag-tastic hound — thing is, she’s from that other state across the Hudson River! Comment

Ugly thieves ambush man in Coffey Park

Crime: Plus all the crime from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment
Changing Brooklyn: The gentrification of Columbia Street continues. Comments (1)

Get your art pumping at this gallery fitness classes

Fitness: Kiwi Sweat, a new pop-up aerobics program that offers fitness classes in unusual locations, is taking over Invisible Dog for one weekend. Comments (2)
Sixpoint Craft Ale’s “Occupation Ale” proves that the revolution will be brewed. Comments (7)

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