Known to her hundreds of ballet students simply as "Miss Colette,” the founder of Cobble Hill Ballet, Colette Linton-Meyer, recently opened her second dance studio in the neighborhood last week.
A large space at 232 Carroll Street, on the corner of Court and Carroll, the newly renovated studio will allow the dance school to expand its offering of Classical ballet, Pointe and Modern classes to dance lovers of all ages.
Many Red Hook businesses have spent the past year recovering and rebuilding after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. Now one year later, it's time to celebrate the community again.
Each year, the Taste of Red Hook fundraiser benefits local youth through the Red Hook Initiative. During sandy, RHI served thousands of residents and has continued to respond to the changing needs of the community while increasing access to programs and opportunities for local youth since.
One person was killed by a train at the Atlantic Avenue/Barclays Center subway station Thursday afternoon, according to information from the fire department.
A department spokesman said that one person was killed and another was taken to Brooklyn Hospital after the incident. Which happened at around 12:25 p.m. Thursday afternoon. Police said the victim, a woman, may have jumped in front of the train.