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Thursday, May 26, 2011

Ferry good news! New East River service to begin next month

Williamsburg: Manhattan-bound commuters will get new express service — albeit on the river rather than under it. Comments (13)

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Judge says ‘Domi-YES’ in dismissing suit against sugar refinery redevelopment

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: The $2-billion Domino Sugar project will move forward. Comments (2)

McKibbin Lofts are party — and crime — central

Bushwick: Gun-toting muggers used a Williamsburg loft building as their personal Best Buy last week, hitting a hipster-filled McKibbin Street building at least three times. Comments (36)

‘Comic’ possibilities at the Brick Theater’s festival of superheroes

Theater: The Brick is channeling its inner geek once again. Comment

Another iPhone swiped

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Stabbing at dance club

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

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Fowl play! New tenants complain about 80-year-old chicken slaughterhouse

Greenpoint: Why did the luxury condo tenant move across the road? It’s not a stupid kids joke, but a oderiferous situation on Greenpoint Avenue. Comments (78)

All’s fair at Smorgasburg as new food fest opens with great stuff, high prices

Shopping: It was a feast for the eyes and ears — but not the wallet. Comments (3)

Commish lays down the law! Four teams demoted for not showing up

Greenpoint: It’s “Dailey’s Rule”: Take kickball seriously — or you’re demoted to Tuesday! Comment

Cheese it! New food truck does the perfect grilled sandwich

Dining: Williamsburg residents have yet another terrific excuse to stay out late drinking on the weekends. Comments (4)

Monday, May 23, 2011

Throw down! Austrian takes world pillow-fighting championship in Williamsburg

Williamsburg: Gudrun “The Saint” Grondinger is now the reigning world pillow fight champion! Comments (4)

Spend this Saturday with the one you love — your bike

Event: Pedaling paramours will demonstrate their devotion to two-wheeled transportation at Bicycle Fetish Day in Williamsburg this Saturday. Comment

Friday, May 20, 2011

Ed Towns loses an election

Committeman Confrontation: It’s hard to even write those words, given that the 28-year Congressman hasn’t lost anything in decades, but sure enough, Assemblyman Vito Lopez and Co. have shot down Towns’s bid to become a lowly district leader. Comments (9)

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