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Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012

‘Grease’ sing-along? We’ll tell you more!

Event: A “Grease” sing-along at the Bell House on Feb. 16 celebrates the Pink Lady and T-Bird in us all. Comment.

Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012

Greenpoint’s newest beer shop

Bar Scrawl: It’s beer o’clock at Greenpoint’s newest bar and growler shop. Comments (3).

Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012

Slow down, Kent! Three new stoplights headed for W’burg waterfront

Mean Streets: Three new traffic lights will tame Kent Avenue in Williamsburg, slowing motorists and cyclists while protecting pedestrians who are beginning flock to the neighborhood’s burgeoning waterfront, city officials say. Comments (15).

Knife-wielding creep takes woman’s phone and purse

Carroll Gardens: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comments (1).

Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012

City’s solution to raw sewage problem: Dam it!

Cleaning Our Waterways: The city hopes inflatable dams will keep millions of gallons of raw sewage from pouring into Brooklyn’s waterways, offering a potential remedy to an environmental woe that raises a stink everywhere from the Newtown Creek to the Gowanus Canal. Comments (2).

Dead cyclist’s family says trucker should be charged

Mean Streets: The parents of a cyclist killed by a trucker driver in Williamsburg say newly obtained survaillenace videos and police documents prove the man behind the wheel should be held responsible. Comments (14).

Monday, Jan. 23, 2012

Fear in North Brooklyn as rapes triple

Carroll Gardens: The number of rapes reported to police in Williamsburg and Greenpoint skyrocketed last year — and North Brooklyn residents fear recent attacks against women are a sign the terrifying trend is continuing into 2012. Comments (24).

Brooklynites toss old electronics at e-waste recycling drive

Gowanus: That giant desktop computer and 17-inch monitor you bought in 2003: $2,200 Comment.

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