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Monday, Oct. 24, 2011

Just beat it — to Bushwick’s biannual art crawl

Art: It’s this Friday night. Comments (2)

Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011

Mekas movies: Film legend premieres a doc at film fest this weekend

Cinema: Legendary filmmaker and Gotham flaneur Jonas Mekas is set to kick off the first-ever Greenpoint Film Festival with the premiere of a full-length documentary about boozing it up at the infamous Mars Bar in Manhattan. Comment

Friday, Oct. 21, 2011

Now that’s one cheesy bar

Bar Scrawl: Our Bar Scrawl cartoonist checks out Noorman Kils, the whiskey and grilled cheese sandwich palace. Comments (2)

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011

Money talks! Gentrifying Williamsburg finally gets park renovation

Williamsburg: Cooper Park is getting a $2.6-million redesign for new basketball, tennis and volleyball courts — and even a barbecue pit! Comments (24)

Bearing down! Pregnant Marni gets one week closer to her gallery delivery

Marni’s Big Delivery: The first installment of our weekly countdown to performance artist Marni Kotak’s very public birth. Comments (8)

All knowing! Greenpoint church adds high-tech surveillance cameras

Greenpoint: They say that God is watching over all of us. But one Greenpoint church is appealing to an even higher authority — the NYPD. Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011

Enough already! Another cyclist killed by driver

Mean Streets: A hit-and-run truck driver struck and killed a bike rider this morning on Morgan Avenue. Comments (22)

Greenpoint thieves love iPhones — yours

Greenpoint: Two more Jobsphone thefts lead the police blotter from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comments (2)

Geezer robbed of $56K!

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

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011

Ferry good news — ridership soaring on East River boats

Williamsburg: The new ferry service is doing even better than forecast, according to city figures released this week. Comments (2)

Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011

Hey, dude, where’s our park?

Meadows of Shame: Williamsburg residents marched on Saturday, demanding the city fund the long-delayed, long-promised Bushwick Inlet Park. Comment

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