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Friday, Dec. 3, 2010

Knitting Factory becomes ‘Spin City’ for dreidel finals next week

Event: The biggest sporting event of the season is back. And no, it’s not hockey. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010

Oh, oh, Domino! Lawsuit seeks to halt megaproject on Williamsburg waterfront

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: Hold the sugar! Comments (1)

Hostel move? Hotel owners buys iconic Williamsburgh Savings Bank

Williamsburg: The owner of a low-price hostel chain has bought one of Williamsburg’s most-iconic landmarks for possible conversion into a high-end lodge, restaurant or retail shopping center. Comment

Woman bashed for her bag on McKibben

Williamsburg: Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comments (1)

Phone swiped through turnstile

Greenpoint: Plus all the other illegal stuff from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Book ‘em! Comic artists gather at festival on Saturday

Art: Independent comic book doodlers will rub elbows with fine artists from matchless metropolitan magazines on Dec. 4 as the second annual Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival touches down in Williamsburg. Comment

Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010

Trial of alleged Ridgewood Bushwick fraudster begins today

Bushwick: Some see it as an isolated case of theft — others see it as an indictment of charity founder Vito Lopez. Comments (4)

Hasidic teacher brutalized in possible hate crime

Williamsburg: Three thugs brutally assaulted a Jewish school teacher in South Williamsburg last Thursday evening, taunting him with an anti-Semitic slur, a source said. Comments (9)

Paul Murray reads a funny book at Word on Sunday

Books: This writer is deadly funny. Comment

Monday, Nov. 29, 2010

A Momofuku for Brooklyn

Shopping: It used to be that the worst thing about the delicious cakes, pies and pastries offered at Momofuku’s Milk Bar was the subway ride into Manhattan to get them. Comment

Hear the news? The feds have got Pablo!

Williamsburg: The co-owner of Greenpoint Bikes is being deported for a 10-year-old crime. Comments (2)

Friday, Nov. 26, 2010

Dead cyclist’s mother fights on to fix McGuinness

Mean Streets: More than six months after the death of a pedestrian on McGuinness Boulevard, the victim’s mother has grown frustrated over the police’s handling of the case and the city’s slow response towards calming one of Brooklyn’s meanest streets. Comments (7)

Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010

How do you spell fishing greatness? G–R–O–S–Z

Williamsburg: Not too many people find the Brooklyn Fishing Derby gross — but they may now. Comments (1)

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