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Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012

Imagine Guns N’ Roses — in fishnets

Music: It’s exactly like Guns N’ Roses — except with panty-hose. Comments (3)

Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012

Dueling beach buses compete for Williamsburg-to-Rockaway passengers

Williamsburg: Two transit entrepreneurs are battling for Brooklyn’s newest trade route: the increasingly popular passage between Williamsburg and the Rockaways. Comments (48)

New open space to open in Greenpoint

Greenpoint: Greenpoint will do a better job living up to its name when a long-awaited park opens at the foot of Kent Street this weekend — marking the first new green space in North Brooklyn since the city promised to build broad expanses of parkland in exchange for permitting luxury housing along the waterfront seven years ago. Comment

Two muggings at N. Seventh St. train station

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comments (7)

Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012

Indie cars! Auto racing company moves to Williamsburg

Awesome: He’s got a fast car — and he’s moving his workshop to a borough better known for gridlock and indie rock than checkered flags and IndyCar. Comments (4)

Monday, Aug. 20, 2012

Lawsuit: Police raided the wrong Greenpoint bar

Greenpoint: Cops conducted a Prohibition-style raid on a Greenpoint watering hole — but they burst through the wrong door and forced a law-abiding business to go bottom up, according to an angry nightlife entrepreneur. Comments (5)

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