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North Brooklyn archive

Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008

‘Matzo’ bawl: Booted tenants had just an hour to get their stuff

Williamsburg: Scores of loft dwellers only got an hour to retrieve possessions from their apartments at 475 Kent Ave., the building that was evacuated by the city on Sunday night. Comment.

Dem boss wants to take Pfizer site

Williamsburg: Drug giant Pfizer has slammed a proposal by two state assemblymen to seize the company’s abandoned Williamsburg plant. Comments (4).

Park mugging

Williamsburg: A 13-year-old girl was mugged as she walked through McCarren Park on Jan. 17. Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comment.

ROBBED! Art space loses its security equipment to thieves

Williamsburg: Galapagos, the Williamsburg arts haven that is rehabbing an old stables for a move to DUMBO, was robbed of almost $300,000 worth of security devices that were supposed to keep its future home protected, cops said. Comments (5).

INVASION! He breaks into home hours after mugging someone

Williamsburg: An armed thug claiming that he had just stabbed someone, robbed two Williamsburg women after forcing his way into their South Fourth Street apartment on Jan. 19. Comment.

Caper foiled

Williamsburg: Police arrested two young men on Jan. 20 as the perps tried to steal copper pipes from a construction site. Comment.

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