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Saturday, April 12, 2008

Red Hook will be Brooklyn’s Napa Valley

Red Hook: Bordeaux. Napa. Chianti. Brooklyn? The borough may never be mentioned in the same breath as such formidable winemaking regions, but for now, Brooklyn oenophiles are buzzed about the arrival of a winery in Red Hook. Comments (1).

The Gowanus hotel craze

Gowanus: Yet another would-be hotel is set to rise in what has turned out to be very fertile soil around the messy Gowanus Canal. Comments (1).

Not a drop to drink

Williamsburg: The Gowanus Canal has the promise of big-bucks development, the star power of its own movie, “Lavender Lake,” and is eligible to be on the National Register for Historic Places, but Newtown Creek is finally ready to surpass its rival as in the malodorous spotlight. Comment.

Hung jury on plans for Court St.

Carroll Gardens: A developer’s plan to build one of the tallest buildings on Court Street in Carroll Gardens was assailed last week for clashing with the neighborhood’s low-rise architectural landscape. Comments (1).

She’s got legs

Carroll Gardens: An employee at a national retailer on Smith Street couldn’t stop a woman from stealing a pair of leggings on April 4 because she had some brawny backup. Plus all the crime news from Red Hook, Carroll Gardens and Cobble Hill’s 76th Precinct. Comment.