Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

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

Fire on Court Street!

Fire on Court Street!

More than 60 firefighters rushed to Court Street near the corner of Bergen Street this morning, dousing a smokey blaze that broke out at 8 am on the top floor of a four-story building above the legendary Court Street Bagels. Comments (2)

Cartoonist to cruise ships: Belch somewhere else!

Cartoon: Cartoonist Cristian Fleming is literally gasping over dirty cruise ships. Comment

Idle talk! Deal to power down cruise ships sinks

A plan to reduce the air pollution being belched by cruise liners at the Red Hook ship terminal fell apart in a jurisdictional dispute that has left locals literally gasping for air. Comments (6)

Pie in the eye

Crime: The only crime reported in Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct was the oldest trick in the book. Comment
PS 15 and the PAVE Academy Charter School in the same Sullivan Street building will be closed through Monday due to fear of flu. Comments (1)
Art: The sixth annual Atlantic Avenue Artwalk this weekend has the same 200 or so artists, the same wide range of studio openings, and plenty of film screenings and live music — but this year, it’s a “recession-friendly event,” thanks to plenty of freebies and discounted menus at restaurants. Comments (1)

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