Carroll Gardens' Top Stories of the Month

Take a look at the most read stories of October.

With all that goes on in Carroll Gardens, it's easy to miss the big stories. Take a look at the top five stories of November: 

Police Investigating Boerum Hill Homicide

A 43-year-old black man was found shot dead inside of 572 Warren Street Friday night, police said. 

According to police, officers from the 78 precinct responded to the apartment building at 7:42 p.m. and mound the man with a gunshot wound to his head. He was sent to Methodist Hospital where he was pronounced DOA.

Arrest Made in Boerum Hill Murder

A Harlem man is facing murder and robbery charges after being arrested Tuesday for a Nov. 8 homicide in Boerum Hill. 

Jermaine Butts, 36, is charged with second-degree murder, two counts of attempted murder in the second degree, second and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon (loaded firearm and piercing ammo) and first-degree robbery.

Carroll Gardens' 501 Union to Host Holiday Bazaar

Carroll Gardens gets its chance to 'booze' and 'schmooze' this year at the First Annual Brooklyn Holiday Bazaar.

Online goods shop Brooklyn Makers and Brooklyn Exposed host the 'Brooklyn Holiday Bazaar: Schmooze, Booze, Shop!' The event will feature over 35 handpicked local artisans on site selling clothing, jewelry, accessories, stationery, bath and beauty products, gourmet food products and much more. 

Boerum Hill Among 'Most Walkable' Neighborhoods in NYC

New York is the most walkable large city in the country, and Carroll Gardens, Boerum Hill and Cobble Hill are among the top most walkable neighborhoods in NYC according to Walkscore.com.

The site that ranks the 'walkability' of neighborhoods across the country ranks Boerum Hill 18th in NYC with a walk score of 98, transit score of 100 and bike score of 87. 

Investors Bank Opens in Carroll Gardens

Investors Bank has officially opened its new branch on Court Street in Carroll Gardens and will hold an official grand opening Nov. 23.

The event, which commemorates Investors' 12th branch in Brooklyn, will feature refreshments, face painting and a variety of games and activities, including Investors Bank’s “Crack the Vault” contest with a top prize of $5,000.


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