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Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013

Topless roller-blading: The next big thing?

Williamsburg: A pair of women have spent the past seven months trying to dash the stigma surrounding their two favorite things, toplessness and roller-blading, by aggregating images of ladies in-line skating, sans shirts, and posting the results online, tan lines and all. Comments (24)

Gunman’s bullet hits man buying pizza

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

Thug punches, threatens guy for wallet

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

Pun and done: Author mixes cocktails and classic literature

Books: Author and comedian Tim Federle will serve up his literary-inspired cocktails such as “the Old Man and the Seagrams” and “the Rye in the Catcher” at Greenpoint’s Word bookstore on Nov. 22. Comment

Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013

Tales and tears at Iranian indie rock remembrance

Williamsburg: More than 100 mourners and well-wishers attended a memorial for the murdered musicians at Williamsburg’s Cameo Gallery, ahead of a benefit concert with a packed line-up at the nearby Brooklyn Bowl. Comment

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Quick flicks: Williamsburg theater debuts short film fest

Cinema: Nitehawk Cinema will kick off its first-ever shorts festival on Nov. 21. Comment

Monday, Nov. 18, 2013

Iranian indie rockers who survived friends’ murders: ‘The future was so bright.’

Williamsburg: A benefit concert will be held tonight at the Brooklyn Bowl to benefit the survivors of last week’s murder-suicide that left four Williamsburg musicians dead. But those who cheated fate say nothing can bring their friends and band-mates back. Comments (11)

Friday, Nov. 15, 2013

TODAY: Get your glide on at the new McCarren Park ice rink

Williamsburg: Get ready for an icy winter in North Brooklyn. Comments (10)

Domino builds momentum

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: The developer of the Domino Sugar Factory officially got the zoning process rolling on Wednesday, backed by a slew of supporters who said they were anxious to bring below-market-rate housing and office space to Williamsburg. Comments (6)