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Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008

All drawn out

Cartoon: Our cartoonist Cristian Fleming clearly thinks a fare hike is a joke. Comments (1).

Brooklyn’s best stuffing

Dining: Sure, Thanksgiving is the ultimate American holiday, but it took an Aussie restaurant — Williamsburg’s The Wombat — to save the tired ol’ traditional stuffing. In this scintilating recipe, chef Joe Pounds shares his trade secret: liver and myrtle (it’s an herb, silly!). Comment.

40 stories and a rule

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: A 40-story tower will rise on the horizon for the Greenpoint waterfront — if the city allows the developers to build 10 stories higher than the current zoning permits. Comments (6).

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008

Hipsters vs. Old-timers battle flares up again

Williamsburg: Dozens of hipsters — and the old-timers who resent them — stormed a community meeting on Monday night, showing the ongoing clash of cultures that collided when people flooded the streets after Barack Obama’s election win on Nov. 4. Comments (12).

Bikerman thief

Williamsburg: A woman is mugged by a guy on a bike. Plus all the crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comments (1).

‘Nassau’ count tee

Greenpoint: A cruel thug tees off on a woman on Nassau Avenue. Plus all the police news from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comment.

Pol: Why can’t cops run park?

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: If one North Brooklyn lawmaker has his way, the boys in blue will keep one of the neighborhood’s few open spaces green this winter. Comment.

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008

Merchants: Bike lane is a retail pain

Mean Streets: A controversial pair of newly painted bike lanes are great for Williamsburg and Greenpoint bike riders, but they’re hurting Kent Avenue business owners. Comments (5).

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Friday, Nov. 14, 2008

Williamsburg is Getty ready for new hotel

Williamsburg: A Union Avenue gas station might become the coolest place to spend a night in Williamsburg. Comment.