Indie power

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

Bartoonist goes grand

Bartoonist goes grand

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

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

Politics: 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

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

Crooks try to steal man’s backpack

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

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

You know how people complain that Brooklyn is turning into the Midwest? In this case, they have a point. Comments (18)
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)
Fuzzy Brooklyn: Meow-chicka-meow-meow! Comments (3)

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