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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

BBQ ends in grilling

Williamsburg: She’s mugged on Meserole. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comments (5).

Another iPhone theft

Greenpoint: Knife-wielding thugs steal this man’s phone. Plus all the other illegal stuff from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comment.

Update! N. Eighth tenants back on the street!

Williamsburg: Less than two days after returning to their homes for the first time in a year, the beleaguered tenants of a troubled Williamsburg building are out on the street again after construction work again undermined the building’s foundation. Comments (1).

Tenants are back in evacuated N. Eighth St building

Williamsburg: Tenants who were locked out of their Williamsburg apartment building for nearly a year are finally back in on N. Eighth Street thanks to tenant advocates and the Buildings Department. Comment.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Market crash! City scrutiny scuttles Greenpoint food vendor gathering

Shopping: The organizer of the Greenpoint Food Market has decided to fold her 10-month-old indie eats bazaar in the face of a threat from city health officials to slap summonses on her vendors because they lack commercial food handling permits. Comments (8).

Head to this ‘Williamsburger’ BBQ on June 21

Dining: Brooklyn’s got plenty of burgers, hot dogs and live music, but at the fourth annual Williamsburgers and Wieners BBQ, you can get all three for free. Comment.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Mercy, mercy them! Blowouts dominate Sunday kickball

Greenpoint: Bottom line? Never Scared is on a roll. Comment.

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Sunday, June 13, 2010

Vandals attack BP station in Williamsburg

Williamsburg: The Gulf of Mexico disaster hits home for a guy who had nothing to do with it (well, directly, at least). Comments (11).

Friday, June 11, 2010

Steve seeks Cohn-tinuity!

Committeman Confrontation: For the promotion of Brooklyn’s most obscure political elected office, it sure was one heck of a party. Comment.