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Friday, Oct. 22, 2010

Lit for tat! Two needle artists show off the best bookish tattoos

Books: This just inked: the ultimate in literary fandom. Comments (4)

Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010

The latest from Vitoland!

Williamsburg: Our weekly compendium of the latest news, gossip and allegations against Williamsburg’s longtime Assemblyman. Comments (2)

Storm king! Here’s one way to help clean the Newtown Creek

Cleaning Our Waterways: Three environmental advocates, fed up with polluted water pouring into Newtown Creek, are pushing an innovative solution to clean it up. Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010

Two more iPhone muggings!

Williamsburg: The fancy phone is again a crime target. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Teen muggings up

Greenpoint: There were at least two teenagers mugged last week. Plus all the other illegal stuff from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010

Shredders of the world, unite! Vans’ private skate park is open

Greenpoint: Brooklyn’s best skaters have a new place to practice awesome kick flips, ollies and nosegrinds under the auspices of the best team of skate professionals money can buy. Comments (3)

Friday, Oct. 15, 2010

Bloomy moves ahead with funding for Vito’s ‘fraud’ nonprofit

Bushwick: The city is moving to reverse an earlier decision to halt more than $100 million worth of health care service contracts to a Bushwick-based nonprofit that is the subject of two federal investigations and the city’s own fraud probe. Comments (7)

Inside the Restler victory party!

Politicrasher: It’s been said that political victory has 100 fathers — in this case it’s 120. Comments (3)

Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010

Freemans restaurant coming to Brooklyn?

Williamsburg: Goodbye, Rock Yard — hello, Freemans! Comments (5)

Vans plans jams on Saturday in Greenpoint

Greenpoint: The newest skateboard park in the city is set to open on Saturday in Greenpoint — but it’s only for professional skateboarders. Comment

The latest from Vitoland!

Williamsburg: Our weekly compendium of the latest news, gossip and allegations against Williamsburg’s longtime Assemblyman. Comments (1)

Art pains! Gallery sped gentification, then fell victim

Williamsburg: It’s a story as old as the Bible — or at least the 1980s. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010

Levin still a ‘no’ on HELP USA’s McGuinness shelter

Greenpoint: Andrew Cuomo’s sister still has some ‘splaining to do, apparently. Comment

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