News and Stories from Cobble Hill

Creating the Petanque Courts on Smith Street is a sight to behold. ©Mark D Phillips
Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill

It's that time of year once more when the French conquer Smith Street and turn it into one of the biggest Patanque courts around.

A full list of free events and activities for summer 2014 in Brooklyn Bridge Park featured on The South Brooklyn Network.
Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, DUMBO

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy (BBPC) and Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) have a full lineup of free events and activities for summer of 2014.

Rendering of the development sizes slated for Pier 6 at the foot of Cobble Hill
Cobble Hill

The South Brooklyn Network feels compelled to jump on the bandwagon with the Cobble Hill Association and spread the word about more plans for housing in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Columbia Street is one of the few areas in South Brooklyn that still maintains a feel of the 20th century with flowering trees lining the street.
Cobble Hill

The South Brooklyn Network first published the piece below in 2008. Since that time much has changed.

Mandela campaigned against F.W. de Klerk
Cobble Hill

By Mark D Phillips

In the 1990's as a working photojournalist, I had the opportunity to travel to South Africa two times, spending a substantial amount of time learning about a diverse and beautiful land.

The Great China Skywalk by Jay Cochrane, the greatest highwire walk ever. ©Mark D Phillips
Cobble Hill

BY Mark D Phillips:
Jay Cochrane lost his battle with cancer. I have lost my friend. The world has lost a gleaming light.

Cobble Hill

For years, Cobble Hill has enjoyed (and been a little horrified by) the impaled pumpkins of Jane Greengold.

Pages