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Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

Friday, Nov. 20, 2009

An enclave holds on

Carroll Gardens: Buddy Scotto, a local funeral home director and community activist, once considered leaving Carroll Gardens and moving to Long Island. But his father didn’t want to move to the suburbs, as many New Yorkers did as the city was heading downhill in the 1960s. So Scotto stayed, too. Comments (8)

On the waterfront, but not ‘On the Waterfront’

Red Hook: Red Hook was hit hard by the failed containerization plan of the 1960s. In many ways, it’s still struggling to recover. Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009

Mugged near the tunnel

Carroll Gardens: A walk on Hamilton leads to a loss of Benjamins. Plus all the crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment

Monday, Nov. 16, 2009

Swish! Cobble Hill School may get new gym

Cobble Hill: Plans are in the works for a real gym. No more half-court basketball games for these kids. Comments (10)

Friday, Nov. 13, 2009

Feds: Navy and city could foot big bill for Gowanus clean-up

Cleaning Our Waterways: The federal government is now looking at charging the U.S. Navy and the city of New York for the clean-up of the fetid Gowanus Canal. Comments (7)

Now Boerum Hill has caught downzone fever

Boerum Hill: The push to downzone Boerum Hill has begun! Comments (1)

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