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Saturday, April 14, 2012

Junot Diaz’s favorite Dominican restaurant in Brooklyn

Bushwick: Junot Diaz is best known for his intricately woven narrative about a nerd seeking love and challenging fate — but many fans of the literary star say his writing is actually at its most poignant when he’s describing Dominican food. Comment

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Ladies night: Feminist art show opens in East W’burg

Bushwick: Check out the latest show at Interstate Projects featuring some of the most influential feminist artists in the business. Comment

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Another big deal on Bedford: Bagels and health food give way to chain

Changing Brooklyn: The Bedford Avenue property owner who sold off some of his land to make room for Whole Foods is parting with another major parcel across the street, paving the way for another big-time tenant and ending two small business’s decade-long run in the Northside. Comment

Cops: Razor-toting thug slashes man

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

Jerks punch and rob teen

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

Monday, April 9, 2012

W’burg residents decry planned club

Nightlife: A Lower East Side nightclub owner wants to bring his sexy soirees and tour buses to N. First Street, but neighbors say the concept is over the top, even for Williamsburg. Comment

Domino developer: New sugar daddy will save project

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: A part-owner of the former Domino Sugar factory claims he recruited an unnamed investor to buy up his partner’s massive debt and salvage an ambitious plan to bring 2,200 units of housing to the Williamsburg waterfront. Comment

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