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Author Archives: Lisa M. Collins

Commuters Freaking Out After F Trains Skip Carroll, Bergen

The Brooklyn Paper reports that bottlenecks this week during rush hour at the Carroll and Bergen stops along the F train provided a scary preview

Italian Treats at Court Pastry

Italian shop owned by Zerillis for 68 years.

The Brothers of Esposito’s

Don't miss the best sausage in CG

Black Gold: Records & Coffee

Oh and some taxidermy, too

Italian Club: Pride, Place, War

Court Street block named after immigrants

Big Money v. Brooklyn Air

Carnival Cruise ships pump exhaust

Sacred March, Carroll Gardens

Our video on local Italian-American ritual.

Buschenshank Building Sells

South Brooklyn Pizza owner gets $22M

Shots Fired on Hoyt Street

Teen fires gun around 1:30 p.m.

Preschool Crowding Peaks

Zoned siblings turned away for the first time.

Some Want More Inmates at Boerum Hill Jail

Mayor Bill de Blasio is nixing a proposal to shutter Rikers Island after so many reports of the toxic environment there, but a Brooklyn activist

Demolition Coming to LICH

Details in the works

History, Photos, Contemplation: Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal

Curbed.com has published an interesting feature on the Gowanus Canal, “The Fascinating, Murky History of Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal.” The photo essay by Nathan Kensinger follows

Milly: Classic Carroll Gardens

Still in high heels, she turns 101 this year.

Gowanus Canal Condos Nearly Complete

A 720-unit condo building is nearing completion on the banks of the fetid Gowanus Canal, at 365 Bond Street. The controversial Lightstone Group development will feature

Meet Santa & Firefighters

At Friends of Firefighters event, kids can sit in firetruck, support FDNY

City Announces Plan to Try to Integrate NYC Schools

NYC Chancellor Farina and Mayor Bill de Blasio announce a plan to try to integrate seven city elementary schools, including the Children’s school in Brooklyn.

NYC Ed Dept Drops Plan to Balance Race in UWS School

Due to overcrowding in upper income neighborhoods at sought-after public schools, like P.S. 58 in Carroll Gardens, the Department of Education under Mayor de Blasio

P.S. 58 Pulls Rabbit Out of Hat

Principal, DOE find pre-K site on Union St.

Gothamist: Video: Man Catches 3-Eyed Fish in Gowanus

Well we certainly have a new urban legend on our hands. Gothamist published a video that appears to show a man in a red flannel