Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill
Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator visits new Court Street wine bar June. Comments (1)

Man swims the Gowanus Canal — the world’s most polluted waterway!


Man swims the Gowanus Canal — the world’s most polluted waterway!

Cleaning Our Waterways: Activist Christopher Swain is going to swim the entire length of the fetid Gowanus Canal at noon today. Our intrepid reporter Noah Hurowitz is reporting live from the scene. Comments (7)
Awesome: Hannibal marching his elephants through the Alps. Evel Knievel launching his motorcycle over the fountains at Caesars Palace. Fonzie jumping the shark in his leather jacket. Those heroes have nothing on Christopher Swain. Comments (14)

Ninth Street bridge to close nightly through October

Transit: Do not pass Go-wanus. Comment

Cops arrest Red Hook man for assault, literal purse-snatching

Crime: Cops collared a robbery suspect after they saw him allegedly assault a woman and snatch her purse on Visitation Place on April 18, according to a report. Comment
Cleaning Our Waterways: An environmental activist’s plan to swim the entire length of the toxic Gowanus Canal is a fool’s mission that could land him in the hospital — or worse — warned the nation’s most important environmental agency on Tuesday. Comments (3)
Cleaning Our Waterways: A clean-water activist plans to take the ultimate plunge on Earth Day, swimming 1.8 miles through Brooklyn’s nautical purgatory — the Gowanus Canal. Comments (11)
Theater: He is a Jesus Christ superstar! Comments (2)

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