North Brooklyn archive

Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Teens beat up Williamsburg man in gay hate crime

Williamsburg: A group of teenage thugs viciously assaulted a Brooklyn man in Williamsburg last month because they thought he was gay. Comments (35).

Will they be the last living artists in Williamsburg?

Williamsburg Waterfront: If artist Aron Namenwirth is forced to sell his artist studios on N. 12th Street, the gentrification of Williamsburg will be almost complete. Comments (14).

Optimism is high for Stephanie’s butt-kicking

Smokeout: North Brooklyn Park honcha Stephanie Thayer is trying to quit before the public smoking ban takes affect. Will she make it? We’ll follow her every step and donut of the way. Comments (2).

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Bank on it! This building should be a landmark

Williamsburg: Another Williamsburg bank building is getting landmarked — and this one’s a gem. Comments (4).

Horrific rape on Flushing Avenue

Williamsburg: A man brutalizes a woman as she tries to take her kid to school. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comments (1).

Biking iPhone bandit moves north!

Greenpoint: A thief on a bike stole an iPhone. Plus all the other illegal stuff from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comment.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Pain in the grass! McCarren not ready for baseball, kickball

Meadows of Shame: The city botched the reseeding of McCarren Park — and the kickball season is in jeopardy. Comments (12).

Monday, March 14, 2011

Border war! Queens rejects relocation of Greenpoint buses to Maspeth

Mean Streets: The city’s plan to move MTA buses from Brooklyn to Queens has ignited a border war! Comments (6).

UFOs over Williamsburg? Man captures lights, action on camera

The Greatest Story Ever: See the video and judge for yourself. Comments (5).

In senior center fight, a loss of Vito power?

Vito under the Microscope: Three senior centers linked to scandal-plagued Assemblyman Vito Lopez are among those targeted for closure by the city, a sign to some City Hall insiders that the Brooklyn Democrat’s legendary influence is on the wane. Comments (2).

Friday, March 11, 2011

Born to be mild! Levin’s stolen 11-year-old Honda is returned!

Greenpoint: Reunited — and it feels so good! With video … Comments (6).

Beirut to headline Northside Festival!

Awesome: Indie-folk rock giants Beirut will headline the third-annual Northside Festival in a four-day music, film and art extravaganza beginning on June 16. Comments (1).

New group now seeks homeless shelter at McGuinness site

Greenpoint: A homeless shelter in Greenpoint is back on the table. Comment.

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