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Thursday, June 25, 2009

Bermuda ‘Triangle’! Huge controversy over city’s East Williamsburg housing project

Williamsburg: Here it is, folks: Ben Muessig’s full “reporter’s cut” version of the Broadway Triangle saga. It’s a story you won’t want to miss. Comments (6).

Williamsburg’s ‘Taj Mosquito’

Williamsburg: Check out these far out pictures. Comments (1).

The best thing we ate this week: The ‘Greenpoint’ Vietnamese sandwich

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: If the banh mi sandwich is a symbol of French colonialism in Vietnam, then the Polish-style banh mi at Silent H in Williamsburg is an emblem of the gentrification of North Brooklyn. Comment.

It’ll be ‘Indie-pendents’ Day in Bushwick

Music: Forget the BBQ and drop those hot dogs this Fourth of July — and get ready for a real celebration of indie-pendence. Comment.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Bridge too far

Williamsburg: A woman is mugged on the Williamsburg Bridge footpath. Plus all the crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comments (2).

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Papacito’s is burglarized

Greenpoint: Banditos raided the beloved Manhattan Avenue Mexican restaurant Papacitos early on June 21 and escaped with a safe loaded with $10,000. Comments (1).

Brutal rape

Greenpoint: Thugs commit a heinous act early on June 21. Plus the other police news from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comments (1).

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

No fly zone! Quidditch game in McCarren Park did not get off the ground

Greenpoint: They came to play Harry Potter’s favorite game — but these would-be wizards and witches failed to take off. Comments (16).

Monday, June 22, 2009

Williamsburg to city: Our streets are clean enough

Williamsburg: North Brooklynites are demanding a reduction in street cleaning — and with it a cut in the number of days that drivers must shuffle their cars due to alternate-side parking regulations. Comments (9).