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Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013

Woman’s body found near East River in W’burg

Williamsburg: It is unclear who she is or how she died, but she ended up dead under an industrial blanket in a lot near a deserted stretch of Kent Avenue. Comments (2)

Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013

Cops: Suspect arrested in Graham Ave. bodega theft

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

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Cops: Shipping employee steals vodka, ships empty bottles

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

Monday, Oct. 28, 2013

HBO No: Greenpointers say they got hosed by the cable network

Greenpoint: A group of Greenpointers that has often railed against the presence of film crews in its neighborhood says a crew shooting an HBO pilot dumped tons of dirt on sleepy Milton Street, then washed it down storm drains. Comments (14)

Breaking away: City panel green-lights protected Pulaski bike lane

Greenpoint: The plan approved on Friday will replace a lane for cars with a protected bike path, meaning cyclists no longer have to negotiate pedestrian traffic but motorists will be forced to slow their roll. Comments (22)

Friday, Oct. 25, 2013

Wards no more: Stuff-makers shut out of W’burg art center Third Ward put their heads together

Williamsburg: They don’t have to live like refugees. Comments (11)

Saved by the tattoo: Breast cancer survivors mark their time alive with body art

Williamsburg: Breast cancer survivors from across the country traveled to Williamsburg on Monday to have their breasts tattooed and cover the scars left by painful cancer surgeries. Comments (6)