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Thursday, Dec. 17, 2009

They’re pudding on the ritz at Gordon Bennett

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: You don’t go to a British-style pub for the food — and you certainly don’t go for the dessert. Comments (3)

Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009

New Bedford bike protest will keep cops abreast

Mean Streets: On Saturday, there will be nudity on Bedford Avenue — to protest the city’s removal of the bike lane, of course! Comments (29)

Choked for a phone

Greenpoint: How great is the iPhone? Thugs beat up and choked a man to get one last week. Plus the other police news from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comments (2)

Monday, Dec. 14, 2009

Cyclist killed by trucker in Greenpoint!

Mean Streets: Another cyclist has been killed in a collision with a truck driver — this time just a few blocks from where activists were protesting the city’s removal of a popular bike lane on Sunday. Comments (11)

Soggy protest over Bedford Avenue bike lane

Mean Streets: Too much rain — and too many cops — made a repainting of the removed cycle path an impossibility. Comments (2)

St. Nick — hittin’ the sauce!

Williamsburg: The many faces of Claus were on display at the “Santa Con” at Brooklyn Bowl on Sunday, giving us exclusive pics of St. Nick as you’ve never seen him! (Far left) Santa grabs a smoke. (Top) The ever-jolly seasonal icon chugs a cold one. (Left) The Big Man texts about all the fun guys he’s meeting. Comments (2)

Friday, Dec. 11, 2009

‘Re-cyclers’ will plead not guilty in bike lane repainting

Mean Streets: Exclusive! They may have been caught white-handed, but two people who were arrested this week for repainting the Bedford Avenue bike lane say they’ll go to trial to beat the rap. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009

Bad reality TV

Williamsburg: A thief robs a deli — and the owner watches it all go down on TV! Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

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