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Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011

Cyclist run down on Williamsburg street

Mean Streets: A woman falls from her bike and is killed on Bushwick Avenue on Tuesday night. Comments (41)

Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011

From kickball legend to Marine hero — the story of Eduardo Ortiz

Williamsburg: The Brooklyn Paper interviews Brooklyn United’s legendary Eduardo “The Corporal” Ortiz, who has missed most of the season because he’s in Afghanistan (doing soldier stuff, silly, not playing kickball!). It’s a touching interview you won’t read anywhere else. Comment

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Call a gynecologist! ‘Vagina Tree’ is deflowered in McCarren Park

Greenpoint: Hurricane Irene claims another victim! Comments (18)

Mugged at knifepoint for a bike!

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

Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011

Greenpoint drunks ruining McCarren Park playground with filth

Greenpoint: Parks officials are scrambling to clean a McCarren Park playground regularly covered in human feces and urine from neighborhood vagabonds. Comments (22)