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Local residents gathered outside the Park Slope Library in 2019 to demand the MTA bring back the B71 bus route. Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon has been fighting for its return since 2010. Eagle photo by Paul Frangipane

Residents of booming ‘South Brooklyn’ want their B71 bus back

February 21 | Mary Frost

Residents of Carroll Gardens, Gowanus, the Columbia Street Waterfront District and Red Hook are calling on the MTA to reconnect their neighborhoods by bringing back the B71 bus — a route that once ran along Union Street, looped around Grand Army Plaza, and continued to Eastern Parkway. They are also pushing for a proposed B81 […]

Zhana Londoner at the Casa de Hualdo Farm.Photo courtesy of Zhana Londoner

A little slice of Spain grows from Carroll Gardens to Gowanus

February 8 | Alice Gilbert 

The walls of Mercado Central, on the corner of Smith and Degraw in Carroll Gardens, feel more like a museum than a specialty food store. Tins of octopus, mussels, razor clams, sardines and smoked salmon flaunt their colorful facades next to a vast and intricately curated array of olive oils. Despite being the size of […]