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Covering: Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Bushwick

No love loft! G’point warehouse tenants get the boot ahead of hotel conversion by fallen starchitect

Development: Tenants of a Greenpoint warehouse are getting the boot to make room for a hotel designed by an architecture firm with a long history of pushing the limits of legality, according to plans filed with the city. Comments (17)

Cops: Suspect shoots man twice from behind

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

Gunmen hold up man for cellphone, cash

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

Let it grow! City OKs McCarren Park expansion, forcing drivers to look elsewhere for the kind of park space they crave

McCarren park is about to get bigger, forcing drivers to go around so that park lovers can go greener. Comments (10)

Cops seeking suspect in attempted W’burg home invasion rape, $12,000 reward offered

Crime: A man sneaked into a Williamsburg apartment and tried to rape a woman sleeping inside, police said. Comments (1)
A rash of thefts of an obscure car part that helps filter exhaust is dirtying the air in Greenpoint and has cops and victims, well, fuming. Comment

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