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Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Saturday, June 14, 2008

Kicked out of Eden

Williamsburg: The only way to see a million-dollar sunset in Williamsburg is to own a million-dollar condo — because East River State Park closes before dark. Comments (3).

Two Trees chopped down

Williamsburg: The city hacked away at a developer’s plan to build a hotel near the Williamsburg waterfront on Wednesday, rejecting a proposal for an eight-story inn on North 11th Street. Comment.

Big country

Music: The big city is about to get a taste of the country. BrooklynCountry.com, the Web site and digital headquarters for country music artists and fans from Kings County, is celebrating its relaunching with a party at Natural Selection on June 15. Comment.

Smackdown

Williamsburg: A gang of teenaged hooligans jumped three adolescents as they rode the L train on June 6. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg and Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment.

Sunday blues

Williamsburg: A young woman fast asleep on Sunday morning in her ground floor room in one of the McKibben Street Lofts, awoke to find that two thugs had snagged some of her valuable loot. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg and Bushwick’s 90th Precinct. Comment.