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Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

Monday, Aug. 23, 2010

‘Lots’ of problems on one Carroll Gardens block

Carroll Gardens: Homeowners have turned their Carroll Gardens block into a “trailer park” by illegally using their front yards as parking spaces — and the city says it will finally crackdown on the brazen practice. Comments (16)

Saving lives is just part of his broad appeal

Gowanus: Lifeguard Luis Lecodet is not only this week’s “Hottie of the Double-D”— he’s also our first ever “Angel of the Double-D!” Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010

A hero couple right out of an action movie

Carroll Gardens: Man and woman chase down perps on Vespa. Comments (4)

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Woman fights back against thief

Carroll Gardens: A woman is mugged on an F train at Smith and Ninth Street. Plus all the crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment

Monday, Aug. 16, 2010

‘House’ divided! Brooklyn jail will reopen, but not double in size

Boerum Hill: The city has scrapped a plan to double the size of the Brooklyn House of Detention in Boerum Hill — but did vow last week to get the 759-bed jail operating at full capacity within a year. Comments (1)

BKLYN Yard is back (sort of) as nearby lot hosts music and food on Saturday

Music: BKLYN Yard and the Greenpoint Food Market may both be gone, but that’s not stopping Asobi Seksu and the market’s artisans from doing their thing. Comment

In his element: Alan Harding leads dinner at Carroll Gardens spa

Dining: Here’s a new approach to health and well-being: a fabulous meal. Comment

Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010

Court Street accident is ugly, but cyclist is only slightly hurt

Mean Streets: Lady luck must love pizza! Comment

Friday, Aug. 13, 2010

BROWNSTONE BATTLE! Long, painful, but ultimately happy saga of 374 Pacific ends

Boerum Hill: It took more than 25 years, but one of Boerum Hill’s most majestic brownstones will finally be resurrected. Comments (4)

With this Colombo, there’s no mystery

Gowanus: It doesn’t take a detective to figure out why Laurie Colombo won our coveted “Hottie of the Double-D” award this week. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010

Bus drivers to MTA: We’ll provide service that you can’t

Carroll Gardens: Bus drivers who lost their jobs in budget slashing by the MTA could find themselves picking up their old riders thanks to a proposal by the Transit Workers Union to operate van service along the killed B71 route through Brownstone Brooklyn. Comments (2)