Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

Sam’s closing? Fuhgedaboudit! Legendary pizzeria quashes rumors (and, perhaps, our kneecaps)

Dining: You heard it here first, nothing is changing at Sam’s restaurant on Court Street, despite a whirlwind of rumors this week that the creator and head pizza chef, Mario Magliaccio, had retired and was moving back to Italy. Comments (19)
Red Hook: A city crackdown on livery cab drivers who cruised for furniture-lugging passengers at the remote Ikea in Red Hook has led the Swedish home-furnishings behemoth to create a livery dispatch station for shoppers. Comments (7)

This month, every pol is your best friend

Cartoon: Our cartoonist Cristian Fleming thinks politicians are a bunch of two-faced glad-handers. Comment

He stole everything!

Crime: Can you believe it? This guy stole her pets and her toaster! Plus all the other crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment

Who doesn’t love Jell-O — shaped like a stapler?

Event: It’s time to get jiggly with it. Comment

The best thing we ate this week: The burger at Building on Bond

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: In these troubled times, you need simple pleasures. But the best thing we ate this week — the burger at Building on Bond — proves that simplicity doesn’t means compromise. Comment

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