Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

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

It takes a train to cry: F-line riders prepare for worst at 9th St.

Subway riders who regularly use the Smith–Ninth Street station in Carroll Gardens were depressed by the news that the station would be closed for nine months for repairs, most likely in 2010. Comment

Green thugs

Crime: A gun-wielding trio of robbers busted into a community garden on Henry Street near Fourth Place and held up three gardeners on Oct. 22, police said. Plus other crime news from Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment

A tall ‘Toll’ on the Gowanus

Community activists were treated to a glimpse of the Gowanus Canal’s high-rise future when the Toll Brothers development company, which owns property on the western bank of the canal, unveiled preliminary plans for affordable housing, co-op and rental units, and public access to a 40-foot swath of greenery along the canal. Comments (1)

Cobble Hill on a sweatshirt

Brooklyn South: Our columnist examines Abercrombie & Fitch’s “Cobble Hill” sweatshirt and finds it, um, uncomfortable. Comment

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