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Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008

Scammed on Craig’s List

Greenpoint: A man was duped out of more than $2000 by a Craig’s List scammer, plus all the police news from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comments (2)

McCain wins (In one school’s kiddie vote, that is)

Greenpoint: Barack Obama handily won the national race, but students at St. Stanislaus Kostka School in Greenpoint made a maverick decision when they elected Sen. John McCain on Tuesday. Comment

Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008

City seeks Billyburg downzone

Williamsburg: In hopes of curbing sky-scraping development in Greenpoint and Williamsburg, the city has proposed capping the height of buildings in a 175-block downzoning that residents said should have happened years ago. Comment

Monday, Nov. 3, 2008

No parking holyday in Williamsburg

Williamsburg: The city turned a six-block stretch of Kent Avenue in South Williamsburg into a no parking zone last Saturday morning — then immediately ticketed drivers in the heavily Hasidic neighborhood who couldn’t move their cars on the Jewish holy day. Comments (8)

Friday, Oct. 31, 2008

Operatic new Billyburg venue

Music: Williamsburgers, launder your tuxes and grab your monocles: A long-forgotten 600-seat theater will open for the first time in decades next week — for three nights of opera! Comment

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