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Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011

The freshman! Back from retirement, Vito Lopez is born again

Vito under the Microscope: Assemblyman Vito Lopez is back from his “retirement” with the legislation-writing energy of lawmakers half his age! Comments (11).

Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011

Couple facing jail for creating a fetid feline prison in Williamsburg

Williamsburg: A Bronx couple is facing two years in jail for turning a Williamsburg loft and art studio into a fetid feline prison that housed close to 100 emaciated cats, several of whom actually fell through holes in the urine-soaked floor. Comments (6).

Totally loco fight at Zocalo

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

Apple Bank robbed

Greenpoint: The Manhattan Avenue branch is hit by a thief. Plus all the other illegal stuff from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comments (1).

Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011

Loreley hosts a real sausage festival this week

Dining: A restaurant pays tribute to the world of weiners. Comment.

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Monday, Jan. 24, 2011

Art of the steal! Thief swipes a Ridley Howard drawing off gallery wall

Greenpoint: An opening night party in Greenpoint ends with a theft, an arrest, and new renown for a up-and-coming artist. Comment.

Ecci pane! Italian food gods to open bakery on Kent Ave

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: And they want to change your understanding of bread forever. Comments (8).

Berry St. loft tenants seek protections, but get harassed instead

Williamsburg: A Williamsburg landlord is pressuring her tenants into leaving the converted former factory so she can turn the building into a luxury residence, tenants say. Comments (2).

Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011

Smoker’s cough! Our columnist test drives the new ‘Williamsburg’ Camels

Campbell’s Soup: And he’s offended — as a smoker, a Williamsburger and as a human being. Comments (11).