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Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Hook vendors in the red; city rules, delays cause lo$$es

Red Hook: The beloved Latino food stalls of Red Hook Park will return to their traditional haunt this weekend — and the grand re-opening couldn’t come a moment too soon for vendors, who have racked up tens of thousands of dollars in debt to comply with tightened city regulations. Comments (6).

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Summer ‘Knights’

Art: Next weekend, “The Dark Knight,” the latest movie in the Batman franchise, opens in theaters nationwide. Hidden away in Red Hook, however, is another look at the Caped Crusader — and what it lacks in box office glitz, it more than makes up for in graphic authenticity. Comment.

Monkey business at jungle gym

Cobble Hill: Long Island College Hospital says it’s going to fix up dilapidated playgrounds on its Cobble Hill campus this summer after a flurry of complaints from parents thrust the beleaguered hospital into action. Comments (1).

Working it

Cobble Hill: The old Independence Bank building at the corner of Court Street and Atlantic Avenue is finally beginning to look more like a Trader Joe’s. Insiders say the supermarket, the quirky chain’s first in Brooklyn, is on pace to open in late September. Comment.

He fell for the old ‘Let me show you something’ trick

Cobble Hill: A man walked into a mugging on Centre Street after a Sharpie deceived him on July 1. Comment.