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Friday, June 11, 2010

Dancing in the street

Music: Play that funky music, hipsters. Comments (1)

Bottled up! Make your own wine — in Williamsburg

Williamsburg: In four months, Brooklynites can make their own wine — and, of course, drink it, too. Comments (2)

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Gulf disaster is good news — for one Albany lawmaker, at least

Greenpoint: The ecological disaster in the Gulf of Mexico might be good for one thing — it might lubricate the passage of a Greenpoint lawmaker’s stalled bill to prevent future oil spills closer to home. Comments (1)

The best barbecue deal in Brooklyn!

Greenpoint: If you’re after barbecues and booze amid the sweltering heat this summer, Greenpoint is your new destination — Blackout bar has an all-you-can-party deal that’s going to turn some heads. Comment

Roofus: City’s Domino vote is sugar on a slug

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: This week, Roofus weighs in on the City Planning Commission’s approval of the Domino Sugar project. Comments (3)

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Beaten up for phone

Williamsburg: Thugs mug a man brutally on Metropolitan Avenue. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Worst dad ever!

Greenpoint: A man brutalizes his 13-year-old daughter and is arrested for it. Plus all the other illegal stuff from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comments (2)

Greenpoint Bridge gives this cyclist 40 stitches!

Mean Streets: The city is about to resurface the Greenpoint Avenue Bridge, but for Queens cyclist, Rafael Aviles, it is too little too late. Comments (20)

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Majesty still reigns supreme — but watch out for the Turtles

Greenpoint: Has a legendary kickball team run out of gas? Comments (1)

Monday, June 7, 2010

City Planning Commission is sweet on Domino

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: The $1.2-billion redevelopment of the defunct Domino Sugar refinery — which could add 6,000 new residents to an already saturated Williamsburg waterfront — passed another hurdle today with the unanimous approval of the City Planning Commission. Comments (2)

Domino by the numbers

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: Now that the Domino Refinery redevelopment plan has been approved by the City Planning Commission, let’s take a look at its latest iteration before it gets debated by City Council later this month. Comments (1)

Friday, June 4, 2010

New report shows that city is sweet on Domino

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: The City Planning Commission has shoved aside local opposition to the massive Domino Sugar redevelopment, signing off on a final environmental impact report that puts the agency on a glide path to approval next week. Comments (1)

More fancy fast food comes to Williamsburg

Dining: Calexico and Crif Dogs more closer to opening. Comments (2)

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Now hair this! Salons to collect trimmings for oil spill relief

Williamsburg: Hair’s a good idea. Comments (1)

CB1 to city: Get CB3’s garbage trucks out of our hood!

Williamsburg: Community Board 1 has a message for the Sanitation Department — it’s time to take out the trash. Comments (2)

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