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Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Friday, May 31, 2013

Brooklyn state of mind

Bar Scrawl: The Brooklyn Paper’s drinking illustrator samples a cocktail menu featuring liquors crafted in the borough. Comments (5)

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Geraldo Rivera replaces beloved tree in McCarren Park

Williamsburg: Six months after the original Geraldo tree was ripped from the ground by Hurricane Sandy, Geraldo Rivera returned to his boyhood neighborhood to plant a new spruce. Comments (3)

Cops: Suspect takes diner’s wallet

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

Police: Teens steal woman’s iPhone

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

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Lights out for kid flicks in Willamsburg

Williamsburg: A volunteer organization that screened movies for kids every summer since 2005 at East River State Park in Williamsburg is drawing the curtain on its event, claiming it is fed up with working with the state agency that refuses to help it put on the show. Comments (12)

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Friday, May 24, 2013

Greenpointers: City lied about parks, ‘affordable housing’

Changing Brooklyn: More than 150 people protested the lack of affordable housing in Williamsburg and Greenpoint at a rally outside East River State Park Comments (78)