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Friday, July 26, 2013

Bartoonist goes looking for a dark and stormy

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator goes back to Battery Harris to see about a drink. Comments (2)

Bushwick’s ‘Base’ hopes to stop gentification in its tracks

Bushwick: The gentrification of Bushwick needs to stop now, say a group of former Occupy Wall Streeters who plan to change the world by opening an event space in the on-the-rise neighborhood. Comments (25)

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

In Williamsburg, weekends spent ‘camping’ on rooftops (with a fake campfire)

Williamsburg: Who needs the Catskills when you can camp out under the stars on a Brooklyn rowhouse? Comments (30)

Stray bullet injures owner, kills underground music club

Williamsburg: A stray bullet severely injured the owner of Big Snow Buffalo Lodge in front of the venue last week, essentially killing the underground music hall. Comments (3)

Thief takes $30,000 from apartment

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

Duo tackles, threatens man for phone

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

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Smallest-penis contest a big deal

Event: Six, brave short-membered men defied a culture that says bigger is better, and showed off their small schmeckles in the first “Smallest Penis in Brooklyn Pageant”. Comments (14)

G, that’s great! Brooklyn Local to get faster

Save the G: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced Monday that it has come up with the $700,000 needed to increase G train service on weekday afternoons and evenings. Comments (2)

Friday, July 19, 2013

Air raid! Mockingbirds attacking people in Transmitter Park

Greenpoint: Tiny mockingbirds are attacking people walking through Greenpoint’s Transmitter Park during aerial displays that are eerily reminiscent of scenes from Alfred Hitchcock’s horror film “The Birds.” Comments (29)

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