News & Culture in Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Boerum Hill and Points Nearby
April 26, 2017

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Author Archives: Lisa M. Collins

Soul-Shaking Dance party

WFMU DJ spinning at Botanica.

Read the Great Cobble Hill Travel Writer Wendy Simmons

She’s a columnist on Huffington Post, a regular at Bar Tabac on Smith, and she’ll keep you entertained for hours.  

Sonic Treats 6: The Streets

A nice listen from the UK's Mike Skinner.

Pickle video: Brooklyn Brine

Gowanus-based, global pickle sensation.

Best of Bococa

From cookies to falafel to clothing stores.

Video: Karloff’s Rare Japanese Joe

Karloff Cafe on Court Street in Cobble Hill is one of the few places in NYC where you can order a single cup of coffee made with a siphon -- a complex yet highly rewarding affair.

Boogie to Rare 45s

every Wednesday at Botanica

The Green Lady

Photos by Joshua Kristal.

Rikers Teens Join Gangs and Fuel BKLYN Shootings; Very Sad

DNA Info website has a sad report about how teenagers who get thrown into Rikers prison often join gangs for their safety, and now are

Carroll Gardens Sacred March

Historic old-world Italian Catholic event

Urban Chickens Nest Here

A growing number of South Brooklynites collect eggs from backyard coops.

Flavor Paper: Bespoke Walling

Visit the factory, on Pacific near Smith

Gowanus Cleanup Controversy

EPA Could Send Sludge Red Hook. Red Hook not happy.

War of the Sexes

Revisit a classic Carroll Gardens tale

Buschenshank for Sale

Controversial owner selling several properties at auction.

Controversy at Cobble Hill Charter

Viral video from Success Academy on Court

DeBlasio Announces More Ferrries

Sheepshead Bites blog has a good map of the new ferry service announced by Mayor de Blasio: http://www.sheepsheadbites.com/2015/02/map-de-blasios-expanded-ferry-system-will-connect-boroughs/

Our Local, International, Not-So-Invisible Gallery

Lucien Zayan brings global art to Bergen St.

Catbird: Dainty Design

Williamsburg jewelry, Carroll Gardens heart

Bright Warm Fall

A tropical Autumn -- lovely and worrisome.