Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009

Music: When your band is named The Dodos and your new album is called “Time to Die,” expect extinction jokes. But for Meric Long, lead singer and guitarist of the San Francisco band that will headline the Music Hall of Williamsburg on Oct. 13, it’s no joke. Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009

Mugged for his $1,200 fur hat!

Williamsburg: Lots of brutality from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct last week — including a Hasidic man mugged for his fancy hat. Comment

Taser terror

Greenpoint: A woman is mugged after being jolted with an electronic stun gun. Plus the other police news from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Friday, Oct. 2, 2009

Mean Streets: In a city that claims to be bike-friendly — and in a neighborhood long believed to be the borough’s cycling epicenter — cops sawed off bikes that had been locked on Bedford Avenue last night. See the shocking YouTube video now! Comments (6)

More pains for gas giant as judges reject Williamsburg power plant

Williamsburg: A new panel of judges struck down yet another appeal by an energy company that wants to build a power plant on the North Brooklyn waterfront last week, but the minds behind the gas and steam plant swear the fight isn’t over — again. Comments (2)

The Gaslight Anthem is a smash!

Smash or Trash: But you knew that, given Señor Editor Vince DiMiceli’s inclusion in the “Smash or Trash” team this week. Comments (4)

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