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Saturday, April 7, 2012

Meet Williamsburg’s matzoh men

Williamsburg: These bakeries get breader every year. Comment

Friday, April 6, 2012

Stage fright! Northside fears outdoor concert noise

Williamsburg: A summer concert series that sparked noise complaints on the Williamsburg waterfront has found a new location — but neighbors fear sound from the outdoor shows will rock their Northside homes. Comments (3)

This W’burg bar is ‘Rich’

Bar Scrawl: Our bartoonist samples a new Union Avenue watering hole. Comment

Thursday, April 5, 2012

City wants to blow bubbles in Newtown Creek; Environmentalists say plan stinks

Greenpoint: The city wants to blow bubbles into Newtown Creek in an effort to clean the polluted waterway, but activists fear the plan will dispense foul sewage fumes into the air. Comment

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

License to swill: W’burg food fest will start season dry

Dining: The Brooklyn Flea’s food festival won a major victory in its quest to serve booze outdoors on the Williamsburg waterfront this summer, but it’s triumphant return this weekend will be a dry one. Comment

Brain dance! New W’burg ballet explores science of thinking

Williamsburg: This ballet has brains and brawn. Comment

Young boy shot on Broadway

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

Two for the price of one

Greenpoint: A thief hits two apartments in one building. Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Fetch-a-sketch: Sketchbook library checks out artists’ journals

Williamsburg: There’s nothing sketchy about this show. Comment

Monday, April 2, 2012

Greenpointers embark on heroic mission to rescue pulpy sci-fi novels

Greenpoint: It is the year 2012 — and pulpy science fiction is vanishing from the galaxy. Can these earthlings from Brooklyn stop the tides of fate and rescue scores of forgotten paperbacks? Comment

Union undone: City seeks to remove street in McCarren Park

Greenpoint: Union Avenue will no longer divide two sections of McCarren Park under a city proposal that could turn a part of the Greenpoint roadway into parkland this summer. Comment

What a drag: Majority of McGuinness drivers break traffic laws

Mean Streets: Drivers on McGuinness Boulevard are speed demons. Comment

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