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Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009

State caught in ‘Superflop’

Cleaning Our Waterways: The Paterson administration has backed away from its surprise call last year to have the federal government lead a Superfund clean-up of the Gowanus Canal — and now says the Environmental Protection Agency should “carefully review” an alternate proposal from Mayor Bloomberg for decontaminating the waterway. Comments (5)

Warehouse wall collapses — just as Guskind said it would!

Gowanus: A Smith Street warehouse, which had received numerous safety complaints and inspections this year, partially collapsed on Monday night, damaging seven cars and fulfilling a prophesy of a local blogger. Comments (2)

It’s fair fowl at one Red Hook restaurant

Dining: Home/made, a Van Brunt Street eatery, is hosting a chicken dinner. Comments (1)

Paterson flip flops on the Canal

Gowanus: Our cartoonist Cristian Fleming thinks the state’s flip-flop on federal Superfund designation for the Gowanus Canal shows how lame Gov. Paterson is. Comments (1)

It’s ‘La Dolce Vino’ at Enoteca on Court

Cinema: What’s better than watching a movie with a bunch of friends and popcorn? Watching a movie with a bunch of friends and pizza in the garden of a great restaurant. Comment

Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009

Bullets fly — but crime is down

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

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Monday, Aug. 10, 2009

Joe Sitt sours on Revere Sugar mini-mall

Red Hook: The last building at the Rever Sugar plant is coming down. What’s Joe Sitt up to? Comments (6)

Concrete plant plan is a real Red Hook dust up

Red Hook: The planned opening of a concrete plant in Red Hook has flown into a cloud of opposition from residents who fear the company will release harmful airborne dust into homes, parks and a small-scale organic farm. Comments (9)

Could this building become a McDonald’s?

Carroll Gardens: The MTA is selling — and Smith Street neighbors worry that restaurant row will soon be home to the fast-food burger joint. Comments (3)