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Sunday, June 17, 2012

New cook book club feeds body and mind

Books: Join a conversation where the knives are as sharp as the wits at the Brooklyn Kitchen Book Club hosted by Brooklyn-based journalist Cara Cannella. Comment.

Friday, June 15, 2012

Short on Short! Reporter Aaron Short meets his match

Checkin’ in with: In one of his last stories for The Brooklyn Paper, Aaron Short checks in with Aaron Short. Comments (8).

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Thursday, June 14, 2012

Art thieves: Crime wave at Bogart Street galleries during Bushwick Open Studios

Bushwick: Artists opened their studios in Bushwick — and in walked the criminals. Comments (23).

Cops: The hunt is on for Williamsburg’s subway muggers

Williamsburg: Cops are trying to track down two men who they believe attacked and robbed a 28-year-old woman at the Lorimer Street L subway station on May 6. Comments (2).

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

War on Brunch treaty would allow outdoor Sunday dining — but not drinking

Greenpoint: A treaty to end the War on Brunch is on the table — but Sunday morning diners will need to wait until noon before they order mimosas. Comments (26).

Jerk lies and robs man

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comments (2).

Violent attack in Lorimer Street subway station

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

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Shake weights! W’burg lifters drop barbells, rattle homes, neighbors claim

Williamsburg: Neighbors of a Williamsburg gym say brawny weight lifters shake their building by dropping massive barbells on the ground during their workouts. Comments (34).

Monday, June 11, 2012

Domino falls to Two Trees? DUMBO developer may buy sugar plant for $160 million

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: The developer who made DUMBO desirable has reached a tentative agreement to buy Williamsburg’s Domino Sugar factory from its cash-strapped owners for $160 million. Comments (4).

Saturday, June 9, 2012

To L and back! MTA adds new trains to North Brooklyn line

Williamsburg: Getting the L is about to get a bit easier thanks to an MTA plan to add more trains to the overcrowded North Brooklyn line. Comment.