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Thursday, July 24, 2008

Trapped cat drives man to psych ward

Carroll Gardens: It took animal rescuers, neighbors and a concerned pet owner 15 days — and one trip to the psych ward — to save a 7-year-old kitty that was trapped in a narrow shaft in a Carroll Gardens apartment building. Comments (21)

Heads roll at wobbly LICH

Cobble Hill: A surprise shakeup in the executive offices of Long Island College Hospital has renewed fears that the 150-year-old hospital may be doomed. Comment

Hotel and jail — perfect together

Boerum Hill: No location is too unlikely for a new hotel in Brooklyn, not the manufacturing district around the Gowanus Canal and, now, not even a lot next to the soon-to-reopen Brooklyn House of Detention. Comments (2)

Our man grills the commish

Brooklyn Angle: Our columnist went to the official “Welcome Back” ceremony for the Red Hook vendors — but found himself getting nauseus from all the politicians taking credit for “saving” the vendors from the very bureaucracy they set up to ensnare them! With video … Comments (3)

Red tape tastes bad

Editorial: Our editorial board think the city could have done better in dealing with the Red Hook vendors. Comment

‘Hot’ prospect

Art: Prices might be low, but drama will be high at the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition’s summer art exhibition — dubbed “Hot!” — that opens on Saturday. Comment

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Call it ‘Real Hook’ MTV anchors on Van Dyke

Red Hook: MTV isn’t talking about where it will film the 21st season of its “Real World” reality show, but in Red Hook, everyone knows the real deal. Comments (2)

The third man pulls a gun

Carroll Gardens: A bizarre incident involving two scuffling teens and a third man with a gun — plus all the other crime news from Red Hook, Carroll Gardens and Cobble Hill’s 76th Precinct. Comment

This man is a heavy hitter, that’s for sure

Cobble Hill: A vicious bat attack in Boerum Hill — plus all the other crime news from Downtown, DUMBO and Brooklyn Heights’ 84th Precinct. Comment

Monday, July 21, 2008

Hook vendors return — cut by half! Foodies enraged

Red Hook: Only six of the 13 Latino food vendors in Red Hook Park returned this weekend and were greeted by adoring fans and long lines — a long-awaited comeback that was delayed for months amid tightened city control over the 34-year-old, previously unregulated mercado. With video … Comments (3)

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Tell Mr. Guinness! Man breaks Shakespeare show record in Red Hook

Brooklyn Angle: OK, so maybe the one-man sword fight in “Macbeth” left too much to the imagination. And maybe the 16-comedy ferry ride felt a little rushed. And, yeah, that 25-second “Julius Caesar” lost some of the angst of Brutus’s existential struggle, but you try doing 31 Shakespeare plays in three hours. With video … Comment