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Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009

Pool plan goes swimmingly

Fitness: The city’s $50-million plan to convert Greenpoint’s decaying McCarren Park pool from a dingy concert venue into, well, a pool is still on track — minus the proposed diving area. Comments (2)

Pfizer Pfails to Pfix Pformer Pfactory

Williamsburg: The faltering economy has killed plans to erect a large-scale residential development at the closed Pfizer plant in Williamsburg. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009

Toro — bike lane advocate — back as CB1 committee chair!

Mean Streets: Williamsburg and Greenpoint are back on a roll. Comments (14)

Dastardly driver rapes passenger

Williamsburg: A cabbie rapes a woman — the first such crime of the year. Plus all the crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Gang banged!

Greenpoint: A gang of hoodlums asks for directions — but they really just want his iPhone. Plus all the police news from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comment

‘Trail’ of cheers: Conrad Keely leads ‘Trail of Dead’ to Music Hall

Music: For some, Williamsburg is a post-collegiate playground dotted with discos and drinking establishments. For Conrad Keely — the lead singer in the indie rock band …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead — it’s an inspiration. Comment

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