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Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012

Breaking up is hard to do — but it can be funny, too

Books: Daniel Handler and Maira Kalman pen a book about heartbreak Comments (1)

Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012

Jerk tricks elderly woman and makes off with her purse

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

Thug attacks woman with stick

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

Friday, Jan. 6, 2012

Family of dead Williamsburg cyclist sues NYPD for video footage

Mean Streets: The parents of Mathieu Lefevre say that surveillance footage from a Morgan Avenue warehouse will reveal the truth about how their son died. The artist was killed three months ago in a tragic hit-and-run but cops never pressed charges. Comments (19)

Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012

Judge halts B’way Triangle plan over bias against blacks, Latinos

Williamsburg: A judge blocked Mayor Bloomberg’s bid to build affordable housing in South Williamsburg, siding with opponents who claim the project favors Hasidic Jews and is biased against blacks and Latinos. Comments (20)

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