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Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

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

Hasta la vista, babies

Cash-strapped Long Island College Hospital wants to close its popular, but costly, maternity department and will sell off additional property to reduce its deficit and pay down a $170-million debt. Comments (1)

G is a broke down, dirty train

The G train still stinks, a new report shows. Insert sarcastic joke here. Comments (1)

Builder: I was too nice

Development: Add this to the “no good deed goes unpunished” category: A developer of a controversial condo project says his building is stalled because he was so responsive to neighborhood complaints that the city had time to implement the very zoning changes that made his previously legal project suddenly illegal. Comments (1)

Stick-up man finds himself stuck!

Crime: A clerk in a Clinton Street deli showed just enough gumption to foil a stick-up man on July 27 — plus all the other crime news from Carroll Gardens, Red Hook and Cobble Hill’s 76th Precinct. Comment

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