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Friday, Feb. 22, 2013

Sounds, sights of ’80s

Art: It’s like if Marty McFly and Doc Brown were artists. Comment

Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013

Open mic fight: Despite financial woes, offbeat venue will let anyone take the stage

Music: Times are tough at the quirky Bushwick music venue Goodbye Blue Monday, but the staff at the struggling performance hall refuses to say hello to a tried-and-true method of making money at a concert hall: booking bands that people want to see. Comments (26)

Guitar Center’s end is nigh, two artsy indie rockers claim

Art: Two rockers have a vision of the future of music — and there aren’t any guitars. Comments (3)

Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013

On the night train! Bedford L station as busy at 1 am as it is at rush hour

Williamsburg: Call it the hipster rush hour. Comments (64)

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Cops: Suspect tried to steal 75 pounds of almonds

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

Knife-wielding thief makes off with woman’s iPhone

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

Monday, Feb. 18, 2013

Williamsburg and Greenpoint get new parks honcho

Williamsburg: A hot-shot urban planner who cut his teeth designing pedestrian plazas for the Department of Transportation will take a new job overseeing North Brooklyn’s parks and leading the influential Open Space Alliance — six months after the group’s controversial executive director got canned from both gigs. Comments (4)

Friday, Feb. 15, 2013

Artist’s garage brings ‘art cars’ to Brooklyn

Williamsburg: A Williamsburg garage is turning out high-end art cars to benefactors in the city made by a recent West Coast transplant. Comments (3)