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Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011

Na zdrowie! Polish cafeteria to get beer license

Dining: Greenpoint’s best-kept hole-in-the-wall Polish joint is about to become the Next Big Thing. Comment.

Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011

Zen and the art! In interview, freed bike messenger airs all

Checkin’ in with: Pablo Airaldi sits down with Aaron Short. This is going to get interesting. Comment.

Green dreams in Greenpoint — Locals choose projects to get $7M in state cash

Cleaning Our Waterways: Greenpoint has spoken — and it wants new wetlands, more trees and a new boathouse along the Newtown Creek. Comments (1).

Brutal Key Food robbery

Williamsburg: Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comments (1).

Scary laptop mugging on Berry

Greenpoint: A thief acts fast — and violently. Plus all the other illegal stuff from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comments (2).

Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011

A ‘Tempest’ with a superhero twist

Theater: If you always thought Shakespeare could use more ka-pow, this is the play for you. Comment.

Monday, Jan. 10, 2011

Top of the hops! New music venue set for old brewery

Nightlife: Three former music executives at the Knitting Factory will open a cavernous indie music venue in a former 19th-century brewery on Meserole Street. Comments (6).

Uke can do that! Every Beatles song — on ukulele — this weekend

Music: It’ll be two hard days’ nights of Beatles on ukuleles this weekend at Brooklyn Bowl. Comments (2).

Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011

Bar? None! Neighbors upset about Grand Street speakeasy

Brooklyn Is Angry: A pair of Manhattan bar owners want to transform a tranquil Williamsburg block into a cool dating destination — but its neighbors are organizing to keep them out. Comments (5).

Friday, Jan. 7, 2011

Press release of the week! Joe Lentol saves a cat!

Greenpoint: Assemblyman Joe Lentol (D–Greenpoint) has built up 30-year record helping Brooklyn’s littlest, most defenseless constituents. Comments (3).

Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011

Thief gets cash, vibrator

Williamsburg: This is one satisfying crime. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comments (3).

No stoop is safe!

Greenpoint: A thief mugs a woman on her own front steps. Plus all the other illegal stuff from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comment.

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