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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

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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