Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

Van man can’t stand the plan!

City program to replace slashed MTA bus routes is floundering. Comments (3)

Fight for real mass transit

Editorial: The Brooklyn Paper’s editorial board says “We told you so” about the city’s ‘dollar van” plan for failed MTA bus routes. Comments (3)

Face-off! Residents evacuated from Sackett St building in facade collapse

Talk about a face-off. Comments (1)

Dig this! Django fest at Jalopy this weekend

Music: This month, Jalopy gets into the swing of things. Comment

Two girls rob a woman — again

Crime: It’s the second week in a row that vicious girl-on-girl action leads the blotter. Plus all the crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment

This lamb burger is ‘Strong’

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: The best hamburger in the borough right now might just be the one without any burger in it. Comment
What’s old is new again in Red Hook, as the borough’s first modern windmill is nearing construction, paving the way for more of these ancient — and environmentally friendly — power plants. Comments (28)

Our windmill DIY guide

You might be tilting at windmills if you want to install a turbine on your roof — for now, they’re not permitted by the city. But advocates are hoping that a pilot project in Red Hook will speed the plough, if you will. So clip and save our handy how-to guide to getting it done, courtesy of Rob Ashmore, president of turbine-installer Aeonsolar. Comments (1)

Keep it local!

Stay in touch with your community. Subscribe to our free newsletter: