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Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009

From invisible dogs to great art on Bergen Street

Art: A shuttered novelty toy factory is about to become Boerum Hill’s newest arts destination. Comments (3).

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009

Cops: ‘Kill Jews’ messages may be linked to Kansas crazies

Boerum Hill: Police are investigating a link between Tuesday’s wide distribution of anti-Semitic leaflets in Boerum Hill and Cobble Hill to this weekend’s anti-gay, anti-Jewish rallies (see story, page 1). Comments (3).

Riverkeeper to sue dirty rotten scoundrels along the canal

Cleaning Our Waterways: The environmental watchdog group Riverkeeper has taken action against three companies along the Gowanus Canal for illegally dumping garbage into the already fetid corpse of water. Comments (5).

Rail buff says that John Wilkes Booth’s diary is under Atlantic Avenue!

Boerum Hill: And trolley legend Bob Diamond is going digging for it early next year. Comments (9).

‘State’ of disunion! Residents clash over school expansion plan

Boerum Hill: Neighbor is turning against neighbor on State Street over a private school’s plan for a new facility that some say will bring congestion to the residential enclave between Hoyt and Bond streets. Comments (8).

Cops think they’ve bagged Moonshine gunman

Carroll Gardens: Two years later, DNA evidence links a suspect to the September, 2007 crime. Plus all the other police news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment.

Friday, Sept. 18, 2009

MTA backtracks on President Street booth closure

Carroll Gardens: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority derailed its own plan to shut down a manned token booth at the President Street entrance to the Carroll Street F-train station. Comment.

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