Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

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

A chocolate shop? In our weekly bartoon?

Bar Scrawl: Look, our cartoonist wanted to hype Nunu Chocolates, which sells beer and wine. Oh, we get it now. Comment
Event: The mint juleps will be flowing, the hats will be crazy and the seersucker suits will be in full force when the Bell House throws its annual Kentucky Derby Party on May 7. Comment

Buy by! Brooklyn-only shop opens on Smith Street

Shopping: Attention, local shoppers: your one-stop-shop for all your Brooklyn product needs is almost here. Comment

Born on the bayou! Cajun music festival hits Jalopy next week

Music: Bring on the gumbo, Creole and Cajun music — the Big Easy is coming to the big borough. Comments (1)
Event: Jamie Mandel is one Brooklyn barkeep whose bark is worse than his bite. Comments (2)

Aging cheese, the Red Hook way

Podcast: Red Hook is about to become the center of the cheese-eating world. Comment

Bag stolen in Red Hook Park

Crime: Plus all the other crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment

Exclusive! Gersh drinks wine and eats cheese!

Podcast: Join our booze-loving, cheese-liking editor as he journeys to Red Hook, where the Manhattan-based Saxelby Cheesemongers have set up an aging “cave.” But how will these fancy cheeses stand up to Kuntzman’s $9 Montelpulciano? Find out in this exclusive video. Comment

The ‘Best’ of times! Sunday dance party returns to the Gowanus

Event: Sunday Best is back where it belongs! Comment

Red Hook chop stop! City bans helicopters over neighborhood

The city has banned tourist helicopters over Red Hook, amending a controversial flight plan that diverted choppers to the forsaken peninsula to appease residents in tonier Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO. Comments (9)

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