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August 10, 2020
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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.  

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Sonic Treats 6: The Streets

A nice listen from the UK's Mike Skinner.

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Pickle video: Brooklyn Brine

Gowanus-based, global pickle sensation.

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Best of Bococa

From cookies to falafel to clothing stores.

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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

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The Green Lady

She's a little magic. Catch a glimpse as we sit down with the real-life leprechaun of Carroll Gardens. 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

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Carroll Gardens Sacred March

Historic old-world Italian Catholic event

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Omar’s Mail & Stuff Sale

Utter South Brooklyn Post. See What Happens.

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Urban Chickens Nest Here

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

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Flavor Paper: Bespoke Walling

Visit the factory, on Pacific near Smith

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Gowanus Cleanup Controversy

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

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War of the Sexes

Revisit a classic Carroll Gardens tale

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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/

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Our Local, International, Not-So-Invisible Gallery

Lucien Zayan brings global art to Bergen St.

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Big Money v. Brooklyn Air

Cruise ships add to Red Hook air pollution