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Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Friday, July 2, 2010

This fire wasn’t as bad as it looks

Williamsburg: Williamsburg book lovers breathed a sigh of relief this morning after a vicious that fire ripped through a Devoe Street building did not damage the beloved Brooklyn Public Library branch next door. Comment

Prepare to hoist the giglio!

Event: Talk about heavy lifting. Comments (1)

He’s hamming it up at new W’burg trattoria

Dining: Alex Palumbo may just one day join the ranks of King Midas. After five years managing Manhattan’s Da Silvano — known for its five-star dining and clientele — Palumbo has brought his golden touch across the river, to the newly opened Osteria Il Paiolo in Williamsburg. Comments (1)

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Albany bill would curb illegal hostels

Williamsburg: Guests at Brooklyn’s illegal hotels could soon be checking out for good — if Albany has its way. Comments (3)

Now the city may be helping Greenpoint vendors

Shopping: A rentable commercial kitchen may be made available to small-time food manufacturers. Sure beats summonses. Comments (3)

It’s ‘Flea’ at last in Greenpoint every Friday

Shopping: Want to find a good deal in Greenpoint? Go to church. Comment

Raise the roof this Fourth of July at a bar with a view

Nightlife: Don’t have rooftop access this Fourth of July? Don’t feel left out. These rooftop bars and restaurants provide some great views of Brooklyn and beyond, so you can catch a glimpse of the city’s fireworks, legal and otherwise, or just enjoy the night air. Comments (2)

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Wythe still ‘Kent’ do it!

Mean Streets: Williamsburg residents castigated city transportation officials on Tuesday night, claiming that the changes that they made on Kent Avenue are not working. Comments (32)

Two knife attacks!

Williamsburg: Two robberies in direct succession in Bushwick. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Two rapes in Greenpoint

Greenpoint: At least one of the villains is still at large. Plus all the other illegal stuff from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comments (5)

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Power failure leaves 1,100 Williamsburgers boiling mad

Williamsburg: More than 1,100 Williamsburg residents were without power on Tuesday after ConEdison cut electricity to the area to make emergency repairs to its overloaded distribution system on one of the hottest days of the year. Comments (2)

It’s sex, drugs and bingo with Underground Rebel Bingo

Nightlife: This ain’t your grandma’s bingo. Comment

A big Domi-YES from the Council

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: A slightly smaller version of the Domino Sugar project will be approved, sources said. Comments (24)

Injured Sadewitz says Frontiersmen will rise again

Greenpoint: It’s only the most important shoulder in the Brooklyn Kickball League. Comment

Monday, June 28, 2010

Hey, Joe, nice rack! And thanks for the press release about bike apparatus

Williamsburg: There’s a new bike rack at the East River State Park — and a Williamsburg assemblyman is taking the credit. Comments (1)

Bklyn Yard’s loss is this loft’s gain

Nightlife: DJ dance parties continue, albeit in a different place. Comment

New ‘Narrows’ bar is long on style and wide on substance

Nightlife: Flushing Avenue has a new oasis from its busy truck route and heavy manufacturing neighbors — a bar that serves craft beers and organic cocktails. Comments (1)

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