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Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Saturday, Nov. 10, 2007

Building is the finger

Williamsburg: This 10-story condo tower soaring over Richardson Street in Williamsburg finally has a name. Counterintuitive though it may be, the developer is calling the dark-colored tower Luminous. Comment

Cook on wheels battles back

Williamsburg: Nathan Lichtenstein was born and raised in the Hasidic community in Williamsburg, but when he returned to his boyhood home to start a business a few months ago, he didn’t get a warm welcome from neighborhood’s ultra-Orthodox Jews. Comment

A man with the tricks & treats

Beside the Point: Our columnist picks his best (or is that worst?) Halloween haunted houses. Comments (7)

Night on town turns into brutal attack

Williamsburg: A night on the town turned into a nightmare for a 23-year-old woman when she returned to her South Third Street home from a South Williamsburg bar early on Nov 3. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg and Bushwick’s 90th Precinct. Comment

New name, mission for preservation group

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: The preservationist group that fought to landmark the Domino Sugar refinery and other industrial sites along the Williamsburg and Greenpoint waterfront has changed its name to more accurately reflect its mission. Comment