Carroll Gardens


A Gifted and Talented Program Grows in Carroll Gardens

Friday, June 08, 2012

When a small gifted and talented program was started at Public School 32 in Brooklyn last year, there were few takers. This year, as its reputation spread, there were more applicants to the program than there were seats, and anxiety reigned until the Department of Education decided, at the last minute, to expand the program. A bird's-eye view of how gifted programs are formed.

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Stabbing of Pizzeria Owner Recalls Neighborhood's Gritty Past

Monday, April 18, 2011


The shocking day-time stabbing of a popular pizzeria owner last week in the quiet Brooklyn neighborhood of Carroll Gardens stunned many — but for others, the brutal attack hearkened back to an era of Brooklyn's grittier past.

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Know Your Neighbor

Ed, The Quitting Playwright

Monday, March 21, 2011

Playwright Ed Schmidt takes the low-maintenance of the one-man show to the highest level. He cuts out all middlemen and performs his plays himself right out of his own living room.

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Battle Brews Over Gowanus Canal Clean-Up

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

(by Stephen Nessen)

Oil and debris in the Gowanus Canal (by Stephen Nessen)

The Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn is a polluted industrial waterway, and it has been for most of its 140 years. Bill Appel found this out after buying a house in ...

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