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Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009

Java man! New Hook roaster offers the best beans ever

Dining: No, you actually have never had a good cup of coffee — yet. But that’s all going to change once Stumptown Coffee Roasters — the brew that made Portland famous — opens its new roasting facility in Red Hook next month. Comments (1).

Czars of rock!

Music: Mumiy Troll, the seminal Soviet-era rock group, is undergoing a musical Glasnost. Comments (2).

Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009

Au revoir, Patois

Dining: Patois — the groundbreaking French bistro that launched the culinary Renaissance of Smith Street — will close on Sunday after 11 years in business. Comments (4).

Now it’s do or die-ner

Red Hook: A Red Hook developer has little more than a month to save a railcar-style diner from the wrecking ball by relocating the imperiled throwback of the 1940s to his neighborhood. Comment.

Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009

Judge to city: It’s the House of D(on’t)

Boerum Hill: A city plan to reopen and expand the Brooklyn House of Detention is on hold until a judge can rule on a lawsuit brought by opponents of the contentious prison project. Comments (1).

Cold cocked on Christmas

Carroll Gardens: A man is punched out. Plus all the crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment.

Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009

City scolded on im-port-ant plan

Red Hook: The city and Red Hook locals are still battling over the future of the waterfront — and The Brooklyn Paper brings you inside last night’s debate. Comments (8).

Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008

This thief is a real Grinch

Carroll Gardens: He stole the Christmas presents — and more. Plus all the crime news from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment.

Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008

Dough isn’t rising on Court Street

Cobble Hill: A much-loved, but short-lived, Court Street bakery will close at the end of the month because the ingredients for success just never came together — and its famous rugalach-baking owner is left with a bitter taste in her mouth over the “has-been” quality of Cobble Hill’s Main Street. Comments (12).

Frank Verderame, former Assemblyman, is dead at 79

Carroll Gardens: Longtime Carroll Gardens activist and former state Assemblyman Frank Verderame died on Dec. 17. He was 79. Comments (1).