Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007

Domino plant landmarked!

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: Three conjoined buildings at the dormant Domino Sugar factor on the Williamsburg waterfront have been declared city landmarks, though the status does not affect the plant’s beloved sign, which has the misfortune of hanging on a less aesthetically significant, 1960s-era building. Comments (1)
Williamsburg: Perhaps it’s appropriate that the Non-Committals beat the John Cougar Mellancamps. Comments (2)

How to devour Polish food

Beside the Point: Love food? Love quantity? Hate high prices? Greenpoint is your neighborhood. Here’s a foodie’s-eye view. Comment

Robberies, larcenies and muggings ruin all the fun in hipster Billyburg

Williamsburg: Robberies and grand larcenies again led the hit parade in Williamsburg and Bushwick’s 90th Precinct last week, with eight heists (up from three during the same week last year) and 16 grand larcenies (up from eight last year). Plus all the crime news from Williamsburg and Bushwick’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Big price paid for little plot

Williamsburg: It doesn’t look like much, but this little piece of factory at the corner of Meserole and Leonard streets just sold for $5,075,000. Comment

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