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Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Saturday, May 10, 2008

475 Kent is home again

Williamsburg: Three and a half months after the city evacuated more than 200 tenants from a Kent Avenue building because of an illegal matzo factory in the basement, the first residents returned to their apartments on May 1 — and after 101-days of couch surfing, they’re happy to be home. Comment.

Three-alarm firehouse deal

Williamsburg: Two firehouses decommissioned amid intense protests in 2003 will be reborn — one as a home for the borough’s nomadic orchestra and the other as community center. Comment.

Bad delivery

Williamsburg: Thugs roughed up a deliveryman on May 4, punching him in the face and stealing his cellphone. Plus all the crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comments (1).

Empty crime

Williamsburg: Crooks bored a hole into the roof of a Richardson Street warehouse on April 29, but they didn’t steal anything. Plus all the crime news from Williamsburg and Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment.