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Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011

Colson Whitehead’s new novel explores the city — after the apocalypse

Books: And Fort Greene’s top (male) writer will read and release it at Greenlight Bookstore on Oct. 19. Comment.

Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011

Hey, Fort Greene iPhone owners — prepare to be mugged

Fort Greene: One week after the release of the iPhone 4S, more iPhone thefts. Plus the other crime — lots of it — from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (18).

Monday, Oct. 10, 2011

Spike Lee sells out in Brooklyn

Fort Greene: Spike Lee came back to Brooklyn on Saturday — albeit just to sell stuff. Comments (3).

Yessss! Hundreds compete to be Nets announcer

Atlantic Yards: Many tried out, but few were chosen for next week’s finals in hopes of being the voice of the Brooklyn Nets. Comments (3).

Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011

Hakeem — the dream! Jeffries to fight Rep. Towns in 2012

Fort Greene: Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries will battle 30-year Rep. Ed Towns next year — a battle for a congressional seat that is part political mission, part generational shift. Comments (9).

Rev. ‘Call me Dave’ Dyson retires at Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian

Fort Greene: A spunky Fort Greene pastor and labor organizer who transformed his church into a center for social justice is retiring — and locals are devastated to see him go. Comments (1).