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Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

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

Thief takes kid’s iPhone from bench

Crime: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Growing Gowanus: City sets Feb. meeting to discuss latest rezoning plans for nabe

Development: The city will host a public meeting on Feb. 6 to update Gowanusaurs on the latest rezoning plans for their neighborhood, more than six months after officials first released an upzoning scheme that calls for packing more residents into bigger building on some of Gowanus’s busiest streets. Comments (9)

Steel of approval: City okays plan to put steel-iron fence outside Cobble Hill tower on old LICH site

Changing Brooklyn: City preservationists green-lit a developer’s proposal to build a fence separating the swanky tower it is building on part of Cobble Hill’s old Long Island College Hospital campus from passersby on Amity Street. Comments (3)
Parenting: A new free website makes it easy for borough parents to connect for play dates and find other willing moms and dads to watch their kids, according to its Brooklyn-based creators, who sought the help of dozens of experts to put their platform together. Comments (1)
High-school graduates enrolled in a local do-good group’s technical-education program geared to land them construction jobs cannot begin their classes until President Trump decides to reopen the government and end its longest shutdown in American history. Comments (37)

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