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Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009

The city was wrong to remove the Bedford Avenue bike lane

Editorial: The Brooklyn Paper editorial board — which has been both the staunchest supporter and the harshest critic of bike lanes — opposes the city’s move to eliminate a popular path on Bedford Avenue. Comments (13)

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009

This ‘Rose’ has thorns! CB1 blocks developer’s waterfront towers

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: A developer’s bid for a glitzy, 800-unit mixed-use apartment complex along the Williamsburg waterfront tripped at the first hurdle on Tuesday night when the local community board rejected it 31–8. Comments (13)

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From bike lane to bike pain on Bedford

Mean Streets: Williamsburg bicyclists — you win some and then you lose some. Comment

Legion haul

Williamsburg: A woman’s bag is taken as she boogies at a local bar. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Don’t shoot — that photo!

Greenpoint: Thugs interrupt a photo shoot on Kent Avenue. Plus the other police news from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comments (1)

Monday, Nov. 30, 2009

Top this! There’s now a professional dreidel league!

Event: At long last, the Hanukkah dreidel is getting the respect it deserves. Comments (2)

Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009

This ‘Rose’ has thorns! CB1 panel blocks developer’s waterfront towers

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: A developer’s bid for a glitzy, 800-unit mixed-use apartment complex along the Williamsburg waterfront tripped at the first hurdle on Tuesday night when a community board committee rejected it 9–1. Comments (16)