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In Red Hook, an artistic rebirth

Life magazine famously called Red Hook the “crack capital of America” in 1988. The area wasn’t much better when school principal Patrick Daly was shot in a drug crossfire in 1992. But last week, George Monos was at his Waterfront Kitchens, a new high-end showroom on Van Brunt Street, putting the final touches on a mixer to bring together designers, writers, and artists — mostly from Manhattan. Comments (3)

Jacket jacked!

Crime: A woman’s Michael Kors coat is stolen. Plus all the other crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comments (1)

A real festival of light at Invisible Dog

Art: Fans of the French artist Thierry Dreyfus are in for a treat this month, as the acclaimed light designer launches his first solo show in America on Dec. 25. Comment

Give yourself the boot at wacky Boerum Hill footware-making class

Give a man a pair of boots, and he walks for a year. Teach a man to make a pair of boots and he walks forever. Comments (3)

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