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Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012

Artists bring light to former rope factory

Event: An old factory-turned-skate park is once again finding new life serving as the venue for a month-long series of art installations, music, and parties. Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012

Greenpoint Hospital redevelopment plan flatlines

Greenpoint: The developer tapped by the city to turn the abandoned Greenpoint Hospital into affordable housing has backed out of the long-awaited project, leaving the future of the building up in the air and neighbors outraged over continued inaction at a site has lay fallow since 1982. Comments (9)

Gunman shoots man six times

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

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012

Fighting fighting with fighting

Awesome: A Williamsburg mixed martial arts aficionado says he can keep troubled kids from resorting to violence — by teaching them to fight. Comments (1)

Monday, Oct. 1, 2012

Cyclist killed in Bushwick hit-and-run

Mean Streets: A driver hit and killed a bicyclist then fled from the scene on Metropolitan Avenue in Bushwick early this morning, police say. Comments (9)

Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012

Knife-wielding thief makes off with woman’s iPhone

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

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