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Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010

Two beatings — and they were vicious

Williamsburg: Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comments (4).

Call them the ‘School’ of rock

Williamsburg: Alejandra Deheza can’t stay in one place too long or else she gets restless. Comments (1).

Rock is rolled

Greenpoint: It must have been an inside job as massive stones are stolen from a granite company. Plus all the other illegal stuff from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comment.

L’Chaim! Do your (Jewish) holiday shopping on Lee Avenue in Williamsburg

Shopping: Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are only a week away. For the observant, that means feasting on sweet foods to help ensure a “sweet New Year” before fasting. Here in Brooklyn, you only need to go to one place to find all your Rosh Hashanah needs, from challah to kosher chicken to bottle of sweet wine — Lee Avenue. Comments (6).

Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010

Art attacked! Vandals hit sculpture about human kindness!

Greenpoint: Some jerk broke Greenpoint’s heart on Thursday — that is, the expensive glass heart piece in McGolrick Park. Comments (2).

Monday, Aug. 30, 2010

Last pool party? Unlikely

Williamsburg: The final Pool Party on Sunday marked the end of an era of dance parties and free summer music in Williamsburg — but nobody’s really worried that a new era won’t start up without a pause. Comments (1).

Call them the ‘School’ of rock

Williamsburg: Alejandra Deheza can’t stay in one place too long or else she gets restless. Comments (1).

Labor Day Extravaganza Part 1: Go to a pig roast on Saturday

Dining: Reason one to stay in town this weekend: Snout ‘N Stout in Williamsburg. Comment.

Sunday Best finale is this Sunday at Brooklyn Fire Proof

Music: Call it Sunday Last. Comment.

Pool parties end — the fans speak

Williamsburg: Rap master Doug E. Fresh taught the world how to “Dougie” at the very last of the JellyNYC Pool Parties on the Williamsburg waterfront — a bittersweet signoff for the five-year series. Hipsters came from as far and wide as New Jersey to witness the event, and had plenty to say about the future of the free music scene. Comments (1).

Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010

Outbreak: Two transit workers have TB!

Greenpoint: The city is trying to find out how two subway power washers came down with the consumption. Comments (1).

Friday, Aug. 27, 2010

Big homeless shelter planned for Greenpoint

Greenpoint: The locals are, how you say, not pleased. Comments (56).

A bunch of clowns invade Williamsburg next week

Event: They may be clowning around — but it’s still art. Comments (2).

HELP USA’s Brownsville center is not popular with locals

Greenpoint: HELP USA wants to house the homeless, but opponents say that it’s anything but a good neighbor. Comments (7).

Total recall! Williamsburg cheese factory pulls back tainted grub

Williamsburg: A Williamsburg cheese manufacturer voluntarily recalled two of its products this week after state workers in Rhode Island found bacteria that could have led to a health disaster. Comment.

Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010

It’s a hotel, a condo, a swim club, a restaurant! Graves sets sights on N. 12th St.

Williamsburg: In a neighborhood saturated with luxury condominiums but seriously lacking in hotel accommodations finally one company has come along to meet that need — with a little Midwestern charm thrown into the mix. Comments (3).

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