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Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009

Proxy battle in 34th District as Reyna fights Vito’s ghost over B’way Triangle

Election: The incumbent, a former protege of Democratic Party boss Vito Lopez, is making the Broadway Triangle rezoning a big issue in her race for re-election — even though the project is in the next district. Comments (6).

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009

Bat man on the loose

Williamsburg: A man, a bat, an assault, but no canal. Plus all the crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comments (4).

This was one brutal mugging

Greenpoint: The victim was pulled out of his car! Plus the other police news from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comment.

Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009

Catch Mugison at Pete’s Candy Store tonight

Smash or Trash: The Icelandic rocker is doing all five boroughs in one day — and Brooklyn is his last stop. With video … Comment.

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Monday, Aug. 17, 2009

One dimensional! Kent Avenue will no longer go both ways by the end of this week

Mean Streets: Kent Avenue was set to become a one-way street with a protected two-way bike lane by the end of this week, marking the official end of a botched roadway redesign that pitted cyclists against motorists in a fight for hegemony over the key link between Greenpoint and Downtown. Comments (25).