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Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Friday, Aug. 19, 2011

These women are making a green point

Greenpoint: They want to turn a vacant lot into a lush public space — with your help (er, money). Comment.

Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011

Now here’s a rock show that’s always in fashion

Fashion: Soon-to-blow fashion designers throw a party in Williamsburg on Aug. 24. Comments (1).

Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011

‘The mayor of Williamsburg’ resigns — and blames the mayor!

Checkin’ in with: Phil DePaolo, named by this newspaper as “The Mayor” of Williamsburg, is moving his family to the suburbs. He blames Bloomberg, but that’s only part of this epic story. Comments (11).

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Up on the roof! New troupe does Shakespeare under the stars

Theater: A new theater company devoted to performing Shakespeare’s classics in unexpected places is starting off on the right foot — with a production of “The Tempest” on a Greenpoint rooftop. Comments (2).

Buy-a-Run day returns, continues to challenge ethics of sport

Greenpoint: The winner in this kickball fundraiser is the Greenpoint Reformed Church. The loser? Nothing less than the integrity of the game. Comments (4).

Talk about a J-train jerk

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

Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011

La Esquina takes over the old Relish boxcar

Dining: An old Wythe Avenue diner is reborn again. Comments (3).