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Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Monday, April 30, 2012

Eating and writing

Breaking Chews: The Food Book Fair combines lettuce and letters — two subjects the borough’s food-crazed book lovers can certainly relate to. Comment

Friday, April 27, 2012

Adults stage plays written by fifth graders

Theater: Big things have small beginnings, especially for these child playwrights. Comment

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Burlesque beauties battle in risque wrestling match

Nightlife: What do a bunch of girly burlesque dancers have in common with “Macho Man” Randy Savage? Four words — Spinning-headlock-elbow-drop. Comment

Badbadnotgood promises good time for W’burg concert-goers

Williamsburg: They’re so young they probably wouldn’t get past the bouncer if they weren’t headlining. Comment

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Lofts lost! Artists evicted from live-work space in W’burg

Williamsburg: A law designed to protect loft-dwellers from eviction won’t save the residents of a Williamsburg building because they signed away their rights before the legislation came into effect, a judge ruled Tuesday. Comments (1)

MacCrook! Thief snatches computers on McKibbin Street

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

Beaten after withdrawing cash from ATM

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

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

G’point restaurant hit with summons as War on Brunch escalates

Greenpoint: The Lorimer Street eatery Lokal became the first casualty in the War on Brunch when city inspectors slapped it with a court summons for serving outdoor diners on Sunday morning Comments (1)

Pol art: Warhol-esque posters paper Greenpoint with Vito Lopez’s face

Greenpoint: State Assemblyman Vito Lopez isn’t just the face of Brooklyn’s Democratic party — his face is becoming a Brooklyn street art icon. Comment

Monday, April 23, 2012

‘Steal this art’ painting stolen from Williamsburg gallery

Williamsburg: Artist Adam Simon hoped to elicit a big response from Williamsburg gallery-hoppers with a painting reading “Steal this art” — but he didn’t want his message to be taken quite so literally. Comment

Pfizer sells off last properties in Brooklyn

Williamsburg: The pharmaceutical company founded in Brooklyn before the Civil War has sold off its last remaining parcels in Williamsburg. Comment

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