Red Hook

August, 2009

Joe Sitt sours on Revere Sugar mini-mall

Red Hook: The last building at the Rever Sugar plant is coming down. What’s Joe Sitt up to? Comments (6).

Concrete plant plan is a real Red Hook dust up

Red Hook: The planned opening of a concrete plant in Red Hook has flown into a cloud of opposition from residents who fear the company will release harmful airborne dust into homes, parks and a small-scale organic farm. Comments (9).

March, 2009

Culture has docked in Red Hook

Red Hook: The homeless, floating symbol of Red Hook’s once-thriving maritime past, the tanker Mary Whalen, will get a permanent home near the neighborhood’s container port and cruise ship terminal, city officials revealed last week. Comments (1).

February, 2009

‘Real World’ house gets Buzz-ed!

Red Hook: The first star of the MTV’s “Real World” to book its next leading role is the Red Hook set itself. Comments (1).

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January, 2009

Port noise complaint! Authority says Red Hook too quiet for working piers

Red Hook: The Port Authority has revived the idea of moving Brooklyn’s only port operations from its historic Red Hook home to Sunset Park — less than a year after signing a new 10-year lease with the operator of the existing port. Comment.

Port Authority seeks cheap power for idling Red Hook cruise ships

Red Hook: The Port Authority and Carnival Cruise Lines say they want to cut air pollution from docked sea-liners at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal, but power companies could short-circuit the initiative. Comments (1).

City scolded on im-port-ant plan

Red Hook: The city and Red Hook locals are still battling over the future of the waterfront — and The Brooklyn Paper brings you inside last night’s debate. Comments (8).