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Friday, Aug. 17, 2018

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State Sen. Martin Dilan says his challenger was a Republican from Florida

Williamsburg: State Sen. Martin Dilan doubled down on his verbal assault on the Florida immigrant to Brooklyn who is challenging him for his seat in Albany on the latest edition of Brooklyn Paper Radio. Comments (3)

Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018

‘Peppers’ spree: Fiend robs W’burg restaurant in conspicuous clothing

Williamsburg: Some lowlife in a football jersey with “Peppers” written on the back pretended to pull a gun on an employee at a Williamsburg fast-food joint before robbing the eatery on Sunday, police said. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018

Theater: Brooklyn’s coolest Shakespeare event is not happening in the parks. Instead, it is in the air-conditioned black box of the Brick in Williamsburg, at the “Shakespeare in the Theater” festival. Comment

Friday, Aug. 10, 2018

Breaking Chews: An ice-cream shop whose fish-shaped cones are a social-media sensation recently opened in Williamsburg, making it even easier for locals to pick up the mouth-watering — and eye-catching — dessert inspired by a symbol of good luck in Japan. Comment

Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018

Mean Streets: Authorities on Wednesday said they issued no charges or violations to the Department of Sanitation employee at the wheel of a city garbage truck who slammed into a cyclist in Bushwick on Aug. 1, injuring her and driving off before cops stopped the hit-and-run motorist blocks away with help from a good Samaritan. Comments (22)

‘L-pocolypse’ now: L train to shutter for 15 weekends ahead of April closure

River of Tears: Straphangers fretting over the looming closure of the L train’s Brooklyn–Manhattan tube will realize their worst fears sooner than expected because city and state transit bigwigs recently announced they will shutter the underwater tunnel for 15 weekends leading up to the so-called “L-pocolypse” — beginning with this one. Comments (9)

Monday, Aug. 6, 2018

The Greatest Story Ever: Visitors to a swanky Williamsburg park outside an even swankier hotel can now buy expensive bling without dealing with stuffy salespeople thanks to a new vending machine that spits out jewelry like it’s Doritos or a can of Coke. Comments (6)

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