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Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Monday, May 13, 2013

There can only be one: New W’burg whiskey bar is the Scotch spot to top

Nightlife: It’s like drinking whisky in “Highlander.” Comments (4).

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Woodlands for walkups: Liven up your apartment at terrarium building class

Greenpoint: It’s a whole new world in a itty-bitty living space . Comments (1).

Friday, May 10, 2013

Bartoonist experiments with mixing science and suds

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator visits a physics-themed watering hole called Supercollider. Comment.

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Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Greenpoint’s Keramos Hall restoration wins two preservation awards

Greenpoint: The recent restoration of Keramos Hall, a 19th-century Greenpoint landmark known for its Swiss chalet-style wood frame, was so successful that the building’s return to former glory has won two preservation awards. Comment.

Police: Brothers try to steal man’s headphones

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

Residents clean up at East River State Park

Awesome: They did not have enough shovels to pass out to the nearly 100 volunteers who showed up to help clean up the East River State Park on Saturday. Comments (3).

Cops: Man tries to rob ATM four times

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

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Checkin’ in with: North Brooklyn park czar Ed Janoff

Checkin’ in with: Who is Ed Janoff? Read this and find out. Comments (17).

Monday, May 6, 2013

It’s hip to be Christ

Williamsburg: Brooklyn’s Catholic Church is hoping to attract the hipster set via a new ad featuring Jesus as the “original hipster.” Comments (19).

Backing hipsters, pols demand MTA run trains to Williamsburg big fest

Mean Streets: The MTA should cancel its plans to close the L train during the Northside Festival in Williamsburg next month, say some reps. Comments (13).

State’s top lawmen says Greenpoint truck stop gouged post-Sandy customers

Greenpoint: Wait a second — there is a truck stop in Brooklyn? Comment.