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Friday, Aug. 30, 2013

Bartoonist takes the shuttle bus

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator checks out a late-night cocktail bar in Greenpoint. Comments (5)

Speak easy

Art: Go to Bushwick to see experimental music, art, and now — pontificating. Comments (12)

Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013

Greenpointers say if police won’t patrol streets, they will

Greenpoint: A spike in violent crime and a decreased police presence has Greenpoint residents breaking out the walkie talkies. Comments (28)

Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013

Cops: Teen takes makeup from store

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

Thugs rob grocery store owner at gunpoint

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

Friday, Aug. 23, 2013

Greenpoint high-rises don’t fix city’s broken park promises: Neighbors

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: The city and the developer of a wall of luxury apartments on the Greenpoint waterfront are holding a long-promised city park for ransom with their claim that they will only make the greenspace nice if two new towers are allowed to rise alongside it, neighbors said at a community meeting Tuesday night. Comments (12)

Steve versus Steve, round one

Greenpoint: Democratic council challenger Stephen Pierson came out swinging against 33rd district incumbent Steve Levin on Wednesday night during the first face-to-face clash in the Battle of the Steves. Comments (27)

Teens shot on Williamsburg street

Williamsburg: A pair of gunmen shot two teenagers in the legs on a Williamsburg street on Wednesday night. Comments (2)

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