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Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Eighteen — again? W’burg matzoh bakers keep churning them out, every 18 minutes

Williamsburg: Here it is, folks — just in time for Passover, the inevitable matzoh factory feature! Comments (3).

But which matzoh is best?

Williamsburg: We put our stomachs and bowels on the line — for you! Comment.

Watch Gersh and Aaron eat matzoh!

Williamsburg: You asked for it, you got it: Two of Brooklyn’s most legendary Jews — Brooklyn Paper Editor Gersh Kuntzman and Williamsburg Courier Cub Reporter Aaron Short — conduct the first-ever shmura matzoh taste test. Will their bowels ever forgive them? With video … Comments (2).

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Two oyPhone thefts!

Williamsburg: The most popular crime of the era stalks neighborhood gadgetheads. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment.

Williamsburg Walks pedestrian event cut by one-third

Williamsburg: Williamsburg Walks has been shortened to a crawl. Comments (15).

Keep un-trucking! Bedford merchants resent food carts

Williamsburg: With the economy in a downtown, Bedford Avenue’s restaurants are scapegoating nearby food trucks for threatening their bottom line in the neighborhood’s viciously competitive restaurant row. Comments (8).

Another oyPhone theft

Greenpoint: Thug gets an iPhone and an iPod from the same woman. What, no iPad? Plus all the other crime news from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comments (1).

Say hola to new Mexican joint by the owners of Lokal

Dining: Greenpointers looking for Mexican munchies will soon only have to head towards McCarren Park to have their craving sated — thanks to the brain trust behind Lokal. Comments (2).

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Williamsburg squawks — over Williamsburg Walks plan

Mean Streets: Williamsburg Walks could be getting a lot shorter. Comments (16).

Monday, March 22, 2010

At Greenpoint oil spill, it’s a good thing to suck

Greenpoint: Could the Greenpoint oil spill soon be a distant memory? Comment.

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Hot Dogg! Snoop Dogg’s Bklyn show tix on sale today!

Music: It’ll be a Dogg’s day in Brooklyn next month. Comments (3).

Lucky B13! MTA takes part of lightly used bus off scrap heap

Bushwick: The B13 bus has been saved — somewhat. Comment.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

City hopes to make the Willy B safer for bikers

Mean Streets: Biking over the Williamsburg Bridge should soon be a lot easier, thanks to a makeover of the ramps on the most heavily cycled bridge in the city. Comments (6).

Say hola to new Mexican joint by the owners of Lokal

Dining: Greenpointers looking for Mexican munchies will soon only have to head towards McCarren Park to have their craving sated — thanks to the brain trust behind Lokal. Comments (2).

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