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Thursday, March 1, 2012

Cops and brides are Purim’s hottest costumes

Williamsburg: Forget ghosts and witches — the most popular costumes for this year’s Hasidic Halloween are cops and brides. Comments (4)

New art gallery brings action to barren Bushwick block

Bushwick: Bushwick’s newest gallery opens after a year of rennovations — and it’s taking the neighborhood by storm. Comment

Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012

Burn baby burn!

Dining: For four nights in March, the Brooklyn Lyceum will be transformed into an infamous coal mining town with a haunted past, thanks to Ugly Rhino Productions, a booze-infused theater company with a pentient for putting on weird shows with tailor-made cocktails to match. Comments (4)

Fishy thief steals $77,000 worth of seafood!

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comments (1)

Cops: Slap-happy thief stole man’s iPhone

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

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012

From pills to pickles: Food makers move into former Pfizer plant

Williamsburg: South Williamsburg is no longer home to the makers of Viagra, but it now hosts the producers of a different kind of preservative. Comments (1)

Monday, Feb. 27, 2012

Start me up: Tech companies boot up in Greenpoint

Greenpoint: A Nassau Avenue warehouse is bringing a bit of the Silicon Valley to Brooklyn’s “Garden Spot.” Comment

Friday, Feb. 24, 2012

Cops: We got the teens who shoved this 81-year-old onto the tracks

Williamsburg: Police say they nabbed two crooks who stole an iPhone from an 81-year-old man and pushed him onto the subway tracks at the Lorimer Street J train station on Feb. 17. Comments (14)

Gas pains! City shuts off gas to Williamsburg housing tower

Williamsburg: Residents of a Williamsburg public housing tower fear they will be cooking with hot plates for as long as a year because of a gas leak in the basement of their Taylor Street building. Comments (4)

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012

Birth cab for cutie! Greenpoint mom has baby in taxi

Greenpoint: See the amazing video! Comments (11)

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