Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

Covering: Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Red Hook, Gowanus, Columbia St Waterfront, Boerum Hill

Pour it on

Dining: Anyone who’s seen “Sideways” knows the basics of wine tasting — swirl glass, stick in nose, inhale — but how do you go about tasting a Jim Beam? Or a Basil Hayden’s, for that matter? Comment

Hookers to get BJ’s in a mall

Red Hook: The BJ’s Wholesale Club destined for the Red Hook waterfront might be part of a six-level shopping plaza with several other stores and even some residential units, The Brooklyn Paper has learned. Comments (17)

A regular Joe’s

A regular Joe’s

Shopping: By the time you read this, Trader Joe’s will be open at the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Court Street. Yes, that sound was your stomach grumbling. Comment

This is one polite burglar!

Crime: A man tries to break in — then apologizes! Plus all the crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment

Hospital boss: We’ll close peds and dentistry wings, too! LICH in deep trouble

After the maternity wing got axed, Long Island College Hospital is now facing the closing of its pediatrics and dentistry wings, hospital administrators announced on Monday. Comments (4)

In the land of Hawaiian shirts! Inside Trader Joe’s

Shopping: The Brooklyn Paper takes you inside the new Trader Joe’s in Cobble Hill, five days before the store’s grand opening on Friday. Comments (3)
Disaffected doctors, nurses and technicians at financially troubled Long Island College Hospital say they can restore the Cobble Hill medical center to profitability without closing any departments or selling any real estate, as the hospital’s management says it must do to stay afloat. Comment

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