Hey, you, look out! Closure on W’burg Bridge path means more bike-ped clashes

Mean Streets: The city is shutting the Williamsburg Bridge’s south pathway for six weeks this summer to improve its security — forcing pedestrians and cyclists to use only one path to get between Brooklyn and its western suburb. Comments (20)

It’s Northside Festival time

Music: Even more culture will flood the streets of Williamsburg and Greenpoint than usual, as the Northside Festival returns for four days of music, film and art this month. Comments (4)

Festival picks — from festival players

Music: We asked some of the performers to tell us where to go. Comment
A Hasidic group has papered South Williamsburg with fliers demanding modesty in dress. What’s next? Burkas? Comments (46)

Where’s the beef? Here it is — stolen!

Crime: This one is classic: A meat truck driver loses his van — and $200,000 in beef — in an early morning theft near the Western Beef. Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Bank accountant steals from customer

Crime: Plus all the other illegal stuff from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comment
Transit: Arts in Bushwick’s open studios festival becomes a ghost town because the MTA picked the wrong weekend to cut L-train service. Comments (4)

Eat it! Williamsburg Walks includes restaurants this time

This year’s Williamsburg Walks pedestrian plaza could have been called “Williamsburg Eats.” Comments (1)
The holiest book gave way to the holiest street parades in Williamsburg. Comments (2)
The Postal Service quietly announces a major change for users and recipients of old-style mail. Comments (22)

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