Saturday, July 28, 2007

Sugar’s sordid story in Williamsburg

Beside the Point: The Domino sugar refinery in Williamsburg may be an important relic of 19th-century industrial architecture, but a far better reason for preserving it is the part it has played in the history of Brooklyn and of America. A gripping historical tale. Comments (2)

Cops seek Hasid thug

Crime: Cops are seeking this Hasidic man for the attempted knife-point kidnapping of a woman on July 7 in South Williamsburg. Comments (1)
The old Domino Sugar refinery complex on the Williamsburg waterfront will be transformed into 2,220 units of housing, commercial space and four acres of public park under a $1.3-billion development plan unveiled this week. Comment

Ghost bike gone from Williamsburg street

What happened to the ghost bike memorial near the Williamsburg Bridge? Comments (3)

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