Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

Is Walentas a ‘cabana’ boy?

Development: Are they city-approved bulkheads or illegal cabanas? That’s what residents of Cobble Hill were wondering this week after David Walentas’s controversial — and city mandated 50-foot-tall project on Atlantic Avenue — suddenly sprouted three bright yellow boxes above the roofline. Comments (1)

Public Place plans

Development: The city unveiled on Monday night two remarkably similar visions for redevelopment of a Gowanus Canal zone brownfield, but Carroll Gardens residents’ reactions to them differed dramatically depending, it seemed, on how long someone had lived in the neighborhood. Comment

City ships out of Red Hook piers

Red Hook: The city has quietly abandoned its quest to build a maritime-themed tourist attraction on the site of Brooklyn’s last cargo port, paving the way for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to start negotiations with the very pier operators that they’ve been trying to evict for years. Comment

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