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Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Monday, Sept. 16, 2013

Indie power

Cinema: Festival aims to level the playing field for filmmakers. Comment

Friday, Sept. 13, 2013

Bartoonist goes grand

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator checks out Grand Ferry, a late-night cocktail bar near the Williamsburg waterfront. Comments (1)

Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013

Grump Towers! Community board votes no on Newtown Creek high rises

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: A community board is telling the developers of two huge Greenpoint high-rise projects to take a long walk off a short Newtown Creek pier. Comments (30)

Defeated council candidate: Poll fraud was rampant in Hasidic W’burg

Williamsburg: Defeated council challenger Stephen Pierson claims that his people saw loads of voter fraud in the 33rd District on primary day — and that it is not just sour grapes talking. Comments (9)

Thousands revel in wigs, platform heels at Bushwig

Bushwick: The annual festival of drag performances known as Bushwig drew dozens of performers and more than a thousand fans to event space Secret Project Robot on Saturday. Comments (2)

Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013

Vito vetoed! Reynoso beats Lopez by wide margin in Democratic primary

Bushwick: Former state assemblyman and Brooklyn Democratic boss Vito Lopez lost his council bid to challenger Antonio Reynoso at Tuesday’s primary. Comments (12)

Cops: Man pulls woman’s shorts down and beats her up

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

Crooks try to steal man’s backpack

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

Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013

My own private Minneapolis: Indie rockers open Midwestern bar in Greenpoint

Greenpoint: You know how people complain that Brooklyn is turning into the Midwest? In this case, they have a point. Comments (18)

Monday, Sept. 9, 2013

Finding Fido — Williamsburg couple reunites with pooch after dog-napping

Fuzzy Brooklyn: A Williamsburg couple who suffered a dog-napping got their beloved pet back last Sunday after New York pup lovers put out an all points bulletin and cops zeroed in on the purloined pooch. Comments (5)

Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013

Pussy galore! Subway kittens to test cuteness online!

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Meow-chicka-meow-meow! Comments (3)

Friday, Sept. 6, 2013

Suiting up! Pierson and G’pointers vow to sue city, developers over ‘inadequate’ waterfront tower studies

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: It’s going to be a bumpy Landing. Comments (97)

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