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Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Friday, June 21, 2013

It’s halloumi heaven

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: Small Bushwick eatery serves huge flavors in cheese sandwich. Comments (1).

Thursday, June 20, 2013

White Castle might slide off of Metropolitan Ave.

Williamsburg: White Castle may disappear from Williamsburg after the ground was literally sold out from under the Metropolitan Avenue burger joint. Comments (333).

Clean sweep! Williamsburg businesses will remove street trash

Williamsburg: A group of Williamsburg business owners have banded together to pay for their own street cleanup and trash removal after the city refused to increase services. Comments (3).

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Woman raped at knifepoint because she’s ‘gay’

Greenpoint: A woman was raped at knifepoint on a Greenpoint sidewalk early Sunday morning. The rapist told her it was because of her sexual orientation. Comments (13).

Cops: Suspect strikes man with bottle

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

Brawling nightclubbers injure woman

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

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

UnDresslered! Upscale Williamsburg eatery closes

Dining: Dressler, the elegant South Williamsburg restaurant known for its burgers and classy American fare, has suddenly gone out of business Comments (1).

Monday, June 17, 2013

Brooklyn Bike Patrol shuts down

Williamsburg: The Brooklyn Bike Patrol, an all-volunteer escort service that walks women home after dark, shut down its services after founder Jay Ruiz suffered two heart attacks earlier in the week. Comments (11).

Friday, June 14, 2013

Love it! All-weather sports bubble will cover McCarren Park tennis courts this fall

Williamsburg: A private vendor will build an all-weather bubble over the McCarren Park tennis courts this fall, allowing aficionados to play through the winter months. Comments (5).

Bartoonist takes it to another level

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator shares his thoughts on Passenger Bar’s second-floor seating. Comments (1).

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