Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

Superfund showdown on the Gowanus

Cleaning Our Waterways: A proposal for a federally overseen clean-up of the Gowanus Canal sounds like something that everyone can get behind, but it’s actually pitting neighbor against neighbor over facts and hearsay that are as murky as the waterway itself. Comments (4)

The Superfund countdown — tell the feds what to do

The Environmental Protection Agency has already extended the public comment period about its proposal to designate the Gowanus Canal as a federal Superfund site, citing the amount of responses the agency has already received. Comment

This is one ‘Crazy’ tour of South Brooklyn’s mob past

Event: Red Hook is going to the mattresses — and we’re not talking about Ikea. Comment

Jury of ‘Pier’

Art: Dawn Robyn Petrlik could have been excused for going negative with the Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition’s spring art show, but she went with hope anyway. Comment

Superfund answers are lacking

Editorial: There remain many unanswered questions about the federal plan to make the Gowanus Canal a Superfund site. Comments (9)
Everyone loves Kurt Vonnegut — readers, critics, worms. Comment

Dazzle me? How about underwhelm me?

Politicrasher: Candidates were asked to “dazzle” us. They failed. Comments (4)

Where are they now: Superfund — pro or con?

Politics: Lots of topics came up at the “Dazzle Me” candidates’ forum last week, but the biggest issue (judging by the crowd reaction) was whether the Gowanus Canal should become a federal Superfund site. Here’s what the Democratic candidates to succeed Councilman Bill DeBlasio (D–Park Slope) said about this murky topic. Comments (2)

Pew — this stinks! Congregation is homeless in church fight

Mother of God! A splintering fight for control of a Lutheran church in Boerum Hill has left the dwindling congregation homeless. Comments (9)
In this case, the cover up is better than the crime. Comments (1)

Murder in a stairwell!

Crime: A teen is slain. Plus all the other crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment
President Obama is going to park his cars in Red Hook. Comments (4)
Billions of tiny salt granules blew from a pile in the Red Hook container port into the residential neighborhood across Columbia Street on Thursday afternoon, coating everything in their path with a fine layer of brine and even penetrating apartments blocks away from the piers. Comments (1)

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