Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

Saturday, April 21, 2007

Bar thrown for a loss

Carroll Gardens: Everyone loves bar games, but one Red Hook bar has decided it can no longer afford the price of fun. Comment

A whale of a, well, whale

Carroll Gardens: The whale that became an instant celebrity in the Gowanus Canal has died. Comment

Molotov shrimp cocktail? Firebombed grocer vows to reopen days after arson

Carroll Gardens: An arsonist lobbed a firebomb through the window of Chop Chop, a Smith Street grocery store early Monday. Comment

Anti-car artist strikes again!

Brooklyn South: A Red Hook artist, who just wants a quiet neighborhood, once again installed his “Traffic Stopper” piece. Reviews from police were negative. Comment

Fancy thief hits Smith Street optician

Carroll Gardens: Someone swiped a half-dozen pairs of Chanel sunglasses from an optician — plus other crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook. Comment

Fire on the Gowanus

Fire on the Gowanus

Carroll Gardens: The merry pranksters behind David Letterman’s late-night hijinks have drafted their own “top 10 list” for what they want from the city — and there’s only one entry: stop the proposed residential rezoning of the area around the Gowanus Canal. Comment

A canal runs through it

Carroll Gardens: Profiles of some Gowanus Canal–zone businesses that would be affected by a city bid to encourage residential development along the waterway. Comment

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