Week in Review: Snow Blankets Area, Ample Hills Creamery Coming

The top headlines from the week that was.

Photo by @LaurenYoung
Photo by @LaurenYoung

Ample Hills Creamery Coming to Gowanus

Ample Hills Creamery, voted best ice cream in New York by ZAGAT and Village Voice, has broken ground on its much-anticipated new location at 305 Nevins Street (at the corner of Union) in Gowanus this spring.

This 3,600 square foot, two-story ice cream store will open in May 2014 adjacent to The Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club, across the canal from The Greene Building, and a short walk from Whole Foods.

Locals Get Social in the Snow

The area was hit with more snow Tuesday and many were sure to take their cameras and phones on their snowy adventures.

Click through the collection for photos from around snow-filled Carroll Gardens, Red Hook, Cobble Hill and Boerum Hill.

Woman Robbed, Credit Cards Used Carroll Gardens

Police are searching for a man who robbed a woman on the 'D' train and used her credit cards in Carroll Gardens.

According to police, a 36-year-old woman was on on the 'D' train in the vicinity of Pacific Street on Dec. 17 6:45 a.m. when she realized that her wallet was missing. Less than a half hour later, the suspect used one of the her credit cards at Smith Finest Deli located at 285 Smith Street.

Brooklyn Blanketed With Up to 10 Inches of Snow, Frigid Temps Linger

Brooklynites woke up to anywhere from seven to 11 inches of snow on Wednesday, according to the National Weather Center, and that total is expected to increase.

A trained spotter for the National Weather Service measured 10.5 inches in the southern parts of Brooklyn and anywhere from seven to nine inches.


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