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Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013

Red Hook’s sandwich heroes: Gourmet grocers bring broccoli rabe to Sandy-ravaged section

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: Owners of this fancy sandwich counter chose an unfortunate time to set up shop: three months before superstorm Sandy. Comments (2).

Monday, Oct. 7, 2013

Experience swine dining at this battle of the bacon concoctions in Gowanus

Dining: When you’ve got 15-pounds of bacon, anything is possible. Comments (5).

Friday, Oct. 4, 2013

Bartoonist lets the good times roll again at Sunny’s

Bar Scrawl: Superstorm Sandy could not lick the cash-only Red Hook fixture and our drinking cartoonist has the proof. Comments (7).

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Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013

Cops: Suspect punched and kicked man

Carroll Gardens: Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment.

Your headline here: The New Yorker’s caption contest comes alive for one night only in Gowanus

Nightlife: The New Yorker’s caption contest garners lots of entries each week, but it’s only once a year that the highfalutin magazine’s cartoonists and their citizen-writer counterparts walk into a bar together. Comments (5).

Gearing up for a return to the Gowanus Canal’s industrial heyday, minus the toxic sludge

Cleaning Our Waterways: The hundreds of workers and the huge machinery involved in the federal clean-up of the fetid Gowanus Canal will make the waterway look like it did in its industrial heyday, federal officials say. Comments (3).

Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013

Tank you very much! Feds’ final Gowanus Canal clean-up plan calls for giant sewage containers over city’s objections

Cleaning Our Waterways: It’s signed, sealed, and delivered! Comments (11).

‘Tunnel to Towers’ retraces the fearless footsteps of 9-11 Firefighter Steven Siller of Park Slope

Red Hook: Thousands of runners from across the world upheld the memory of tragic 9-11 fireman Steven Siller on Sunday. The Squad One smokeeater ran through the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel to the burning World Trade Center, never to return home. Comment.

Friday, Sept. 27, 2013

The waste water beneath my wings! Bette Midler rings in new, absorbent community garden in Gowanus

Gowanus: Legendary performer Bette Midler rang in the reopening of a spruced up neighborhood garden just blocks away from the fetid Gowanus Canal on Wednesday. Comment.