Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

City pedals Hamilton Ave bike lane

Mean Streets: The ever-expanding network of bike lanes will penetrate deeper into Carroll Gardens and Red Hook later this summer as the city paints fresh routes on Ninth and Columbia streets. Comments (5)

Road awakening at Ikea

Road awakening at Ikea

Mean Streets: Fewer people are driving to the one-year-old Ikea in Red Hook than the Swedish superstore expected, but big box traffic is exacerbating backups at a historically pesky intersection, a new study finds. Comments (1)

Graffiti and a knife charge — that’s it

Crime: You call this a crime blotter? Cops arrested two graffiti artists and a guy holding a knife! Comments (1)
Mean Streets: A city search to fix the polluted and ugly trench portion of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway through Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens is no longer as ambitious as it once was. Comments (3)

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