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Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Crash course on the avenue of death and destruction

Mean Streets: The so-called Avenue of Death and Destruction is still living up to at least part of its name. Comments (2)

Teen mugged

Carroll Gardens: A 13-year-old is mugged for an iPod. Plus all the other crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

EPA honcho: Superfund can’t stop the stink!

Cleaning Our Waterways: The feds cast doubt on the city’s plan to clean the Gowanus Canal — but admit that the Superfund plan would not fix the biggest problem: the hundreds of millions of gallons of raw sewage that end up in the canal whenever it rains. Comments (16)

The Superfund countdown — tell the feds what to do

Cleaning Our Waterways: The Environmental Protection Agency has extended the public comment period about its proposal to designate the Gowanus Canal as a federal Superfund site, citing the amount of responses the agency has already received. Comments (1)

Monday, May 11, 2009

Danny Kalb joins Folk Fest lineup!

Music: The best folk festival in the city just got one bold-faced name better. Comment

Friday, May 8, 2009

Daily News garage to become rock-climbing gym

Gowanus: Finally, Brownstone Brooklynites will be able to get their rocks off on, well, rocks. The old Daily News garage on Third Avenue in Boerum Hill is being remade into Brooklyn Boulders, a rock-climbing center that will be a mountaineer’s Nirvana. Comments (1)

Irish author with a ‘Brooklyn’ accent

Books: Meet Colm Toibin, author of “Brooklyn,” his sixth book. Comments (1)

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