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Saturday, March 31, 2012

A bridge from G’point to Manhattan? A wind turbine at Newtown Creek?

Greenpoint: How should Greenpoint spend $19.5 million in money slated for environmental projects? Comment

Friday, March 30, 2012

Fans of quirky writing: This expo is for you!

Williamsburg: It’s Zion for zine readers. Comment

Geeks rule at this Bushwick bar

Bar Scrawl: At this superheroic watering hole, comics are king. Comments (1)

Thursday, March 29, 2012

So that’s why law offices are lined with old legal books

Bushwick: It’s the spirits of the law, not the letter of the law. Comment

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Sweet charity: Domino builder gave $100,000 to pro-development W’burg groups

Williamsburg: The developer behind a plan to build apartments at the former Domino Sugar factory spent at least $100,000 courting Williamsburg community groups that later supported controversial plans to allow residential construction at the industrial site, The Brooklyn Paper has learned. Comments (23)

Police nab suspect in deadly L train brawl

Williamsburg: Story updated to add clarity to the lede. Comments (5)

Cops hunt for two Greenpoint rapists

Greenpoint: North Brooklyn cops are hunting for two men responsible for rapes in Greenpoint last weekend — the first two reported in the neighborhood this year. Comments (5)

Thief tries to bum MetroCard swipe — but swipes wallet!

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

Jerk punches and robs man on Driggs Avenue

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Councilman joins bike suit against NYPD

Williamsburg: A Brownstone Brooklyn politician is suing the NYPD, adding his name to a lawsuit that could force cops to disclose their records in serious collisions between cars and bikes. Comments (1)

Monday, March 26, 2012

Big new building headed to W’burg

Changing Brooklyn: One of Williamsburg’s largest vacant lots will become … wait for it … a luxury apartment building. Comments (5)

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Hold the sugar! Domino developer says site isn’t for sale

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: The builder behind the planned Domino Sugar development says it doesn’t want to sell the former Williamsburg factory — it’s just trying to find more investors and avoid foreclosure. Comments (5)

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