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Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

The play’s the play as gaming and theater are merged at this festival

Theater: This year’s Game Play Festival, which features theatrical works that draw inspiration from the world of video gaming, offers as many different types of shows as there are consoles. Comment

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Ferry good news for commuters

Williamsburg: The East River service is popular in its first week of paid rides. Comments (1)

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Ladybug Transistor is back

Music: That quirky Ditmas Park-obsessed New Wave band is back at the Knitting Factory on July 6. Comment

Get ready for the Giglio fest!

Event: Williamsburg’s favorite feast is back, with the first “dance” on July 10. Comments (1)

Dinner and a movie — in one place!

Cinema: Nitehawk Cinema opens in Williamsburg. The reviews are positive. Comments (1)

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Big bath salt drug bust in Billyburg

Williamsburg: Calgon said, “Take me away!” And then the feds did! Comments (19)

Wild night at Black Sheep

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Four thieves and the ultimate crime: Stealing a Lunchables!

Greenpoint: Plus all the other illegal stuff from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comments (1)

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

The great teams keep on rolling

Greenpoint: At the mid–way point of the season, Brooklyn’s kickball powerhouses are hitting their stride. Comment

Booze bust! Cops shut down Williamsburg screening over liquor dispute

Williamsburg: It’s just the latest in a line of nightlife crackdowns in the hip neighborhood. Comments (1)