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Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010

She’s 40? This pool is a fountain of youth!

Gowanus: What do Crown Heights resident Michele Marshall and Grammy-winner Barbra Streisand have in common? They both graduated from Erasmus Hall HS in Flatbush — and they are both borough icons. Comment.

Public buses or dollar vans — two views

Perspective: To fill the gap left by the MTA’s massive bus cuts, the city has proposed to allow private “dollar van” operators to work along now-dead bus routes. But is this just a backdoor to privitizing our entire mass transit system? We asked two experts. Click below for their opinion pieces.

Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010

Four-hour delays at cruise terminal as longshoremen call in sick

Red Hook: Thousands of cruise tourists ran aground amid four-hour baggage handling delays last Thursday because dozens of longshoreman didn’t bother to show up for work on a hot day. Comments (10).

A van, a man, a plan

Carroll Gardens: A Good Samaritan in a van saves the day. Plus all the other crimes from Carroll Gardens and Cobble Hill’s 76th Precinct. Comment.

‘Ultra’ cool new club lets you paint Gowanus purple

Campbell’s Soup: Gowanus, meet your first dance club — Ultraviolet, the hottest triple-floored, extremely purple dance party east of the Canal. Comment.

Monday, Aug. 2, 2010

The ultimate red card! Hook soccer game ends in gunfire

Red Hook: A man was shot in the behind when a friendly soccer match turned ugly in Red Hook Park on Sunday afternoon. Comment.

Saturday, July 31, 2010

‘Port’ of call! Explore our waterfront past and present aboard an old tanker

Event: Exercise your sea legs a bit this month and hang out with old tars aboard the Mary A. Whalen, a historic oil tanker in Red Hook. Comment.