Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill
Cleaning Our Waterways: The Gowanus Canal is in an unusual position of having two governments bitterly fighting for the right to clean the horribly toxic waterway — and both Mayor Bloomberg and the federal Environmental Protection Agency are upping the rhetoric with less than a week left in the public debate. Comments (4)

Michael Showalter and Michael Ian Black at the Bell House!

Nightlife: On July 15, Gowanus will be Brooklyn’s comedy central. Comment

Lost her appetite

Crime: A woman’s purse is stolen — through the window of a Smith Street restaurant. Plus all the other crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Red Hook and Boerum Hill’s 76th Precinct. Comment
Cleaning Our Waterways: The proposed Sponge Park along the banks of the fetid Gowanus Canal is finally living up to its name in one way: it’s soaking up federal money. Comments (3)

Carroll Gardens gets in the (re)zone

Development: The rush to restrict building heights on 86 blocks of Carroll Gardens and the Columbia Street Waterfront District moved forward last week when the Community Board 6 Land Use Committee approved height limits on new construction in the historic brownstone neighborhoods. Comment

Our most-shocking (Gowanus) podcast ever!

Art: Meet a woman artist who uses one of the most disgusting places in the city as her muse — in this exclusive video! Comment

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