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Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007

Is G’point good for you?

Beside the Point: Our columnist actually read the recent EPA study — and it has some shocking (and healthy) news buried inside. Comments (11)

An L of a good time!

An L of a good time!

Williamsburg: Who doesn’t like Mondays? The much-ballyhooed expansion of service on the L train — long sought by Billyburgers and Greenpointers — will start with the first rush-hour of the work week. Comment

Thief held phone for ransom, but police officers got the reward

Williamsburg: Police arrested a 28-year-old man after he allegedly stole a cellphone in the L train station at Montrose Avenue and later held it for ransom. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg and Bushwick’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Hipsters’ parents get rooms of their own

Williamsburg: If you want your parents to visit you in Williamsburg this holiday season, but you don’t want their stay to interfere with your band’s rehearsal in the living room, then your life is about to become simpler in the next few weeks when Hotel Le Jolie becomes the first hotel in North Brooklyn. Comment

City: Help us kill this bug

Williamsburg: The city is reminding homeowners not to throw out wood, lest the Asian Longhorned Beetle continue to thrive. Comment

A bar needs help

Williamsburg: Triple Crown annoyed neighbors for months with its loud music — but now the bar is holding a benefit concert on Sunday to pay for all the repairs it made to keep the noise down. Comment

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