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Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013

Manhattanites trek to post-industrial Greenpoint for a night out at Glasserie

Dining: The most surprising thing about Glasserie does not have to do with the inventive menu or carefully designed dining room. No, the biggest stand-out when I arrived was how many suit-and-tie-wearing Manhattanites were eating dinner on a deserted stretch of Greenpoint waterfront. I figured that, whatever it was that brought these well-heeled types out to dine in a former glass factory, it must have been good. Comments (9)

Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013

Drop and give me 20 slip stitches! Craft boot camp coming to Greenpoint

Greenpoint: “If you ladies leave my island,” an instructor might say at the upcoming intensive craft training, “If you survive my training, you will be a minister of craft praying for yarn.” Comments (19)

Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013

How soon is November? English record royalty Rough Trade opening a store in Williamsburg

Williamsburg: Selling records is certainly a rough trade in 2013, but that is not stopping an English company from opening a vinyl outlet in Williamsburg, even as other neighborhood purveyors are packing up their wax. Comments (12)

Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013

Con man tries to bilk money out of Leonard St. man

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

Cops: Cyclist flips out on driver

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comments (1)

Taste of the town: Famished foodies tear through restaurant samples at food fest

Dining: They came, they ate, and it tasted good. Comment

Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013

Shut up and eat! Greenpoint restaurant serves meals in silence

Dining: Picky foodies do not have to worry about patrons talking with their mouths full at this restaurant. Comments (10)

Friday, Sept. 20, 2013

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