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Friday, Dec. 23, 2011

Bar backlash! Williamsburg tavern owners form trade group to fight CB1

Nightlife: The neighborhood’s bar owners are in open rebellion against a new booze-license policy that will make it more difficult to open a bar with an outdoor space. Comments (49)

Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011

Power chords! Steve Levin is councilman by day and bassman by night

Nightlife: And last weekend, he united with his band in Stylofone at Brooklyn Bowl. Comments (9)

Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011

Family: NYPD doesn’t care about dead cyclist

Mean Streets: The NYPD lost key evidence and botched the investigation of a fatal hit and run of a Williamsburg artist two months ago because officers had “more serious crimes” to deal with, the late cyclist’s family charged on Monday. Comments (19)

Thief breaks his crime cherry

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comments (1)

Dog bites man — where the sun don’t shine

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

Monday, Dec. 19, 2011

Injured DJ needs your support

Williamsburg: Friends of a Williamsburg disc jockey who was seriously injured in a bizarre accident inside an Oregon motel room last week are rallying to help pay his medical bills. Comments (6)

Drug deal — Pfizer angers locals by putting last three lots up for sale

Williamsburg: Global pharmaceutical giant Pfizer — which operated a massive complex in South Williamsburg for all of the 20th century until closing in 2007 — has listed its last three parcels on Harrison Avenue near Gerry Street and Wallabout Street. Comments (4)

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