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Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010

Willifest is three days of peace, film and music

Cinema: Our little cinematic Woodstock. Comment

Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010

…And in North Brooklyn — Restler upsets Vito’s man

Williamsburg: The biggest news in North Brooklyn was in a race for one of the smallest seats: Insurgent reformer Lincoln Restler narrowly leads Warren Cohn for district leader as voters were split between two twenty-something candidates pitted on opposite sides of the county’s reform movement. Here’s all the news that’s fit to print on a tight, caffeine-aided deadline (all results reflect 100 percent of the precincts reporting). Comments (5)

Mugged by his own drug dealer!

Williamsburg: A pot smoker gets shanked by his own supplier. Is nothing sacred? Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comments (1)

Bat man returns on Bedford

Greenpoint: A man with a bat beats up another man. Plus all the other illegal stuff from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010

Playoff Fever! Crucial Taunt is the first to advance to Round 2

Greenpoint: All the action from Brooklyn Kickball from the dean of the Kickball press corps, Aaron Short. Comment

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Pavement and Williamsburg — perfect together

Music: The seminal indie rock band will perform on the waterfront on Sept. 19. Comments (8)

More money to turn ‘People’s Firehouse’ into town hall

Williamsburg: A fledgling community center project in Williamsburg collected nearly $900,000 in commitments of public money from local officials on Monday — not bad for a day’s work. Comment

Get ready to rumble as new style wrestling — chikara — debuts in Greenpoint on Sunday

Event: Take the realism of Japanese wrestling, the high-flying acrobats of Mexican lucha libre, and tons of comic book imagery — and you get chikara. Comment

Monday, Sept. 13, 2010

These two have a beef — better serve the red

Williamsburg: With a new winery in Williamsburg opening this week and a line of Brooklyn Wine Company bottles already for sale all over town, Brooklyn is staking a claim (a small one, but still) at being the new Napa Valley. Comment

Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010

The air sex championship is the most fun you can have with your clothes on

Nightlife: And it’s coming to Williamsburg next month. Comments (19)

Has the city quietly halted the Greenpoint Hospital plan?

Greenpoint: No one is talking, but there’s lot of behind-the-scenes stuff going on here. Comments (2)