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Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

Monday, June 30, 2014

Novel set in swingers club is about more than just sex (but also that)

February Houses: Is there a subject more inexhaustibly interesting than the sex lives of the sexually inexhaustible? Comments (3)

Friday, June 27, 2014

Bartoonist finds a hoppy hideaway

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator taps into Other Half Brewing’s tap room in Carroll Gardens. Comments (8)

Thursday, June 26, 2014

A bizarre bazaar! Morbid Anatomy Museum hosts a flea market

Shopping: Running low on taxidermied bats and lamps made from lamb skeletons? Stock up here! Comment

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Cops: Driver beheaded in crash amid dash from police

Cobble Hill: “The guy’s head was in the back seat,” a police spokesman said. Comments (9)

Last of the petroleum! Cobble Hill’s last gas station likely doomed

Cobble Hill: It’s going to become luxury housing — what else? — according to an expert. Comments (42)

Paper wait! Smith-Ninth mosaic signs still cardboard after a year

Gowanus: The Gowanus station reopened with fake signage in April 2013 after a pricey, botched overhaul, and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority still has not replaced the paper cut-out letters with actual tile. Comments (4)

Sweet relief! Popsicle shop pops up in Red Hook, Sandy be damned

Dining: A beloved Red Hook snack factory that bounced back from Hurricane Sandy has opened a frozen treat shop just in time for summer. Comments (2)

Gun-toting trio robs cyclist on Henry Street

Carroll Gardens: Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Ballroom blitz: Dust off your dance card for this Victorian-style ball

Dance: The Jalopy Theatre is having a ball — literally! Comment

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Smith Street eats: Foodie families pack Carroll Gardens fair

Dining: It was the cream — and the gyro, the hot dog, and the crepe — of the street-fair crop. Comment

Monday, June 23, 2014

Super-find! Builders drop big bucks on Gowanus-Canal-side block

Gowanus: Developers snapped up a block-long bunch of property beside the Gowanus Canal for a massive sum, according to a real estate news outlet. Comments (5)

Friday, June 20, 2014

Gap-toothed Kentile! Sign coming down today, lighting up tonight

Gowanus: Workers started dismantling the Kentile Floors sign on Thursday night and by Friday morning the beloved Gowanus landmark was without its “K,” “E,” and most of its “N,” but the remaining characters will shine one last time tonight. Comments (9)

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