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Saturday, April 21, 2012

Express yourself: Madonna dance party hits Brooklyn

Nightlife: A group of Madonna impersonators are touching down in Williamsburg for the very first time. Comment

Friday, April 20, 2012

Sight unseen: Artists collaborate blindly in Greenpoint exhibit

Greenpoint: Love is blind — and apparently so is art. Comment

Club owner promises restaurant, not nightlife in W’burg

Nightlife: A Manhattan club owner has backed off his plan to open a Williamsburg party hall amid opposition from his Northside neighbors, claiming he will open a high-end restaurant in the N. First Street warehouse instead. Comment

Thursday, April 19, 2012

War on brunch: W’burg group fights to stop Sunday morning sidewalk dining

Dining: A North Brooklyn civic organization is waging a war on brunch — pressuring restaurants in one of the city’s mimosa-strongholds to open later, hush their patrons, and keep their diners inside. Comments (3)

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Cops: W’Burg muggers target women entering buildings

Williamsburg: A string of violent robberies against women in Williamsburg this month has left residents alarmed and police searching for suspects. Comment

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Pit stop: BBQ holes at Cooper Park divide W’burg

Williamsburg: A spat over grilling in Williamsburg is pitting neighbor against neighbor. Comments (9)

Firefighter killed in Bushwick blaze remembered as hero

Bushwick: North Brooklyn is reeling after a warehouse fire claimed the life of a beloved firefighter known in his Bushwick company for his heroism. Comment

Ruffians beat up man for his cash

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

Bullies break man’s jaw on Berry Street

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

War of the worts! Brooklyn’s beer-makers battle at home-brew fest

Williamsburg: There are drinking games, and there are drinking contests. Comment

Lit night in Paris: Author who gave up Big Apple for France returns

Greenpoint: Think Brooklyn is the greatest place on earth? Try living in Paris for a year. Comment