Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

Pynchon a no show at birthday party

Author Thomas Pynchon didn’t show up at a party in his honor on Sunday at Freebird Books. Then again, if the reclusive author of “Mason & Dixon” and “V” had shown up, would anyone even know? Yes, say fans at the Columbia Street bookshop. Comment

Three-alarm firehouse deal

Williamsburg: Two firehouses decommissioned amid intense protests in 2003 will be reborn — one as a home for the borough’s nomadic orchestra and the other as community center. Comment

Butler Street all ‘crack’ed up?

Residents of Butler Street in Boerum Hill say police aren’t doing enough to crack down on drug dealing and prostitution stemming from two abandoned houses on their block. But cops say they’re doing their best. Comment


Crime: A man’s Amity Street home was burglarized on April 27. Plus all the crime news from Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment

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