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Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

Saturday, Aug. 25, 2007

What the ’Nell is going on?

Carroll Gardens: Legendary Red Hook booze baroness LeNell Smothers’s new signature drink be a — gasp! — Manhattan. “Yes, I’m looking outside of Red Hook,” she told The Brooklyn Paper. Comment
Red Hook: The guy who floated a replica Revolutionary War submarine near the Queen Mary 2 will go to court next week. This should be fun. Comment

State, Keyspan ink toxic pact for Gowanus

Carroll Gardens: Keyspan has agreed to clean the contaminated muck below Thomas Greene Park, thanks to a new agreement between state environmental conservation officials and the Brooklyn-born energy company. Comment

Wandering Jews still on the move

Brooklyn South: A medieval legend tells of a Jew cursed to wander until Judgment Day because of a bad run-in with Jesus. In Brooklyn, it’s a karmic — and financial— arrangement with real-estate developers that keeps one pair of so-called Wandering Jews on the move. Comment

Mac taken out right through the bars

Carroll Gardens: A 31-year-old female learned that size matters the hard way on Aug. 7 when a long-armed thief pushed in the screen on her bedroom window and slipped out a slim, laptop, police said — plus all the news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook. Comment
Carroll Gardens: Boerum Hill’s rodeo sweetheart, Debbie Singleton, wants to bring her bulls to Prospect Park. Comment

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