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Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Reality TV saves the day! Vermont Market, long defunct, is reborn

TV: It was back to the future this week in Carroll Gardens, as a 1920s-era pharmacy was renovated courtesy of the magic of television, a reawakening of a Henry Street relic that has stood fallow for over a decade. Comments (4)

Rats! Red Hook vendors may have caused Gowanus rodent problem

Gowanus: They may be delighting customers in Red Hook, but the Latino food vendors are causing indigestion in Gowanus. Comments (18)

City: BID your way to antique lamps on Atlantic Avenue

Boerum Hill: Dark days are ahead for some Atlantic Avenue business owners if they don’t agree to tax themselves — the city will take the pretty lights away. Comments (2)

Ear’s to this corn-fed Brooklynite!

Boerum Hill: Christina Kelly wants to plant a cornfield — on a Boerum Hill corner. It’s an art thing. Comments (1)

A cornfield in Brooklyn?

Boerum Hill: Kelly wants to plan a corn field at Union and Bergen streets. Here’s what you need to know. Comments (1)

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Burglary at Sweet Melissa’s!

Carroll Gardens: Our favorite bakery is robbed (sort of). Plus all the crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment

Monday, May 3, 2010

Superfunds! City, Nat’l Grid are on the hook for Gowanus clean-up

Cleaning Our Waterways: We’re live on the conference call about the federal government’s decision over Superfunding the Gowanus Canal. Keep clicking refresh! It doesn’t get more exciting, or live, than this! Comments (4)

A great opening weekend for the Latino Food vendors of Red Hook

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: The Red Hook Vendors are back — and a hero has emerged: El Olomega! Comments (2)

Red Hook author brings world of the projects to life

Books: Growing up in the gritty world of the Red Hook projects, the last thing on Torrey Maldonado’s mind was becoming an author and becoming a role model. Comment

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