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Saturday, June 2, 2007

Scarano caves to Gardeners

Scarano caves to Gardeners

Carroll Gardens: Controversial DUMBO-based designer Robert Scarano has scrapped a plan to erect a flashy, steel-skinned building on Smith Street and Second Place in favor of a brick edifice with a green roof and “gigantic apartments perfect for families,” he told The Stoop this week. Comment

Tourists need our Markowitz

Brooklyn South: It’s too bad Borough President Markowitz can’t be on every voyage of the Queen Mary 2 — because cruise ship passengers want to know about Brooklyn. Comment

Get hooked on art

Art: Check out the 14th annual Red Hook Waterfront Art Fair. Comment

Father-son team

Carroll Gardens: A teenager and his dad helped cops capture the leader of a band of thugs that allegedly tried to rob the boy on May 14 — plus all the other crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Boerum Hill and Red Hook. Comment

CB6’s ‘bank’ shot; Board rejects Walentas’s condo tower next to landmark branch on Atlantic

Carroll Gardens: A 60-foot tower rising above a Cobble Hill historic district will likely move forward, despite a unanimous rejection from Community Board 6 at a public hearing last week. Comment

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