Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

Novel set in swingers club is about more than just sex (but also that)

February Houses: Is there a subject more inexhaustibly interesting than the sex lives of the sexually inexhaustible? Comments (3)

Bartoonist finds a hoppy hideaway

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator taps into Other Half Brewing’s tap room in Carroll Gardens. Comments (8)

A bizarre bazaar! Morbid Anatomy Museum hosts a flea market

Shopping: Running low on taxidermied bats and lamps made from lamb skeletons? Stock up here! Comment
Photo Galleries: “The guy’s head was in the back seat,” a police spokesman said. Comments (9)

Last of the petroleum! Cobble Hill’s last gas station likely doomed

Development: It’s going to become luxury housing — what else? — according to an expert. Comments (42)
Transit: The Gowanus station reopened with fake signage in April 2013 after a pricey, botched overhaul, and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority still has not replaced the paper cut-out letters with actual tile. Comments (4)
Dining: A beloved Red Hook snack factory that bounced back from Hurricane Sandy has opened a frozen treat shop just in time for summer. Comments (2)

Gun-toting trio robs cyclist on Henry Street

Crime: Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Dance: The Jalopy Theatre is having a ball — literally! Comment
Dining: It was the cream — and the gyro, the hot dog, and the crepe — of the street-fair crop. Comment

Super-find! Builders drop big bucks on Gowanus-Canal-side block

Development: Developers snapped up a block-long bunch of property beside the Gowanus Canal for a massive sum, according to a real estate news outlet. Comments (5)
Development: Workers started dismantling the Kentile Floors sign on Thursday night and by Friday morning the beloved Gowanus landmark was without its “K,” “E,” and most of its “N,” but the remaining characters will shine one last time tonight. Comments (9)

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