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Thursday, May 17, 2012

BYOBBQ? OMG! City rule allows Cooper Park visitors to bring own grills

Williamsburg: Williamsburg residents fear that where there’s smoke, there’s going to be, well, more smoke. Comments (16)
Williamsburg: Their geri curls may be wigs, but these rappers insist they’re the real deal. Comments (3)

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Nuns and neighbors pan planned Greenpoint bistro

Greenpoint: A landlord wants to replace a Greenpoint dive bar with a Hungarian restaurant, but neighbors and nuns from a school on the block say Newell Street is not the place for nightlife. Comments (5)

Dangerous duo beat up woman for phone

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

Threatening thief steals hairdresser’s computer

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

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Mother’s Day Massacre! Milk Believe slays two top-tier teams

Greenpoint: Rookie squad Milk Believe has put together a strong start to the Brooklyn Kickball League season with a 4–0 record and victories over the John Cougar Mellencamps, the Mathletes, and People’s Court. Comment

Romeo and Juliet survive in modern take on Shakespeare’s classic

Williamsburg: Spoiler alert: in this adaptation of “Romeo and Juliet,” the star-crossed paramours live to love another day. Comment

Monday, May 14, 2012

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: Domino co-owner Isaac Katan sued developer Community Preservation Resources Corporation this week in its second legal motion seeking to stop a move to refinance over $100 million of debt. Comment

Celebrate Brooklyn’s riding obsession at Bicycle Fetish Day

Williamsburg: It’s a fetish fest — but the only chains you’ll find are the ones attached to bicycles. Comment

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