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Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

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

Mean Streets: A city plan for new bike lanes to the Ikea superstore would be so “dangerous” according to the store’s manager that he’s threatening to renege on some promises to the community if the project goes forward. Comments (22)

It’s Monday Night Live at Littlefield

Nightlife: Big laughs come to Littlefield this month. Comment

Roofus: Double-D pool closure is a genuine tragedy

Cartoon: This week, Roofus goes earnest on us, taking a look at the city’s closure of the Double-D pool. Comments (2)

Jeep thief wrangled

Crime: A man’s Jeep is stolen — but then he catches the crook. Plus all the crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment

Lobster shift! Waterfront Book Festival celebrates maritime literature

Books: The waterfront has long been a source of inspiration for Brooklyn writers, from Walt Whitman to Budd Schulberg. Comment
Art: MF Gallery is the death metal band of Brooklyn art showrooms — it specializes in loud pieces that would be right at home on a Harley, or as a tattoo on the rider’s arm. Comment

Marty: How about ‘Adopt-a-Pool’?

Meadows of Shame: The Beep hopes to find a corporate sponsor to get a beloved public pool in the heart of Brownstone Brooklyn off the mayor’s budgetary hit list. Comments (6)
Development: The city is inching ahead with a plan to rezone Boerum Hill, the last remaining neighborhood in the so-called “Brownstone belt” that has not gotten new restrictions for out-of-scale residential development. Comments (1)
Mean Streets: Two vehicles collided in a spectacular crash on Smith Street yesterday, causing this 1999 Ford to flip over. Comments (6)

It’s bar-mageddon! Proposal would close roofs and patios at 11 pm

Nightlife: The city that supposedly never sleeps apparently wants to get some shuteye at 11 pm. Comments (6)

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