Covering: Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Bushwick

For Vito, there is life — and food — after Cono’s

Assemblyman Vito Lopez’s loss is every Williamsburg restaurant’s gain. Comment
Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: Strong condo sales could be an indication that the economy is bouncing back. Comments (6)

It’s wall to wall balls in Williamsburg

Dining: Have a ball, Williamsburg! Comments (6)

He’s punched in the face

Crime: Thugs use the old “Do you have the time?” trick. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

Snow, wife drive him mad!

Crime: A man beats up his wife after she tells him to shovel. Look, he should have shoveled. Plus all the other illegal stuff from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Cyclist left for dead in Williamsburg hit-and-run

Mean Streets: Now her friends are hunting for the driver. Comments (8)

Oooh, this smells! Cops bust Bushwick pot ring

Crime: Police intercepted a CARE package filled with 38 pounds of marijuana from a Morgan Avenue warehouse this morning. Comments (3)
A massive fire ripped through a Conselyea Street building on Feb. 7 — and hoarding may be to blame. Comments (3)

The best wings in the borough — this Saturday

Dining: The hardest thing in professional sports is repeating as Super Bowl champions — but it’s even harder to pull off a “two-peat” at the annual Best Wings in Brooklyn contest at Red Star in Greenpoint. Comments (5)
A controversial proposal for a new homeless shelter in Greenpoint has unraveled. Comments (6)
Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: The city finally committed cash to prop up long-ailing East River ferry service on Wednesday, ending years of financial struggle among independent ferry operators — but whether commuters will actually utilize the new service is still up in the air. Comment

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