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Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013

On your Marty! Markowitz gives thumbs up to giant Greenpoint development

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: Borough President Markowitz gave his seal of approval to two controversial developments on the waterfront in Greenpoint. Comments (42)

Chicken tenders flying the coop

Bushwick: Urban farmers are being kicked out of their flagship plantation in Bushwick by a landlord who says he wants to build, leaving them to sow the earth at only one, less-noticeable location. Comments (12)

Cops: Houseguest steals and pawns owner’s jewelry

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comments (1)

Police: Man attacks ex-girlfriend taking her kids to school

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

Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013

Jumpin’ juniper! Pop-up shop offers the scents of the West Coast

Williamsburg: A pop-up fragrance shop is aiming to make Brooklynites smell less like the city and more like a mountain range. Comments (10)

Bushwick school battle: Parents, teachers try to stop the city from forcing a third school into Bushwick Avenue building

Bushwick: A city plan to shoehorn a third school into a Bushwick building has parents and teachers there demanding they keep the place old school. Comments (4)

Friday, Oct. 11, 2013

Cancer Ward: Shuttered W’burg art center regulars blame closure on greed

Williamsburg: There are three words that locked-out regulars say do not describe Williamsburg’s abruptly shuttered arts center. Comments (20)

Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013

The flea stays, Renegade is out at East River Park

Williamsburg: The Renegade Craft Fair is out, but the Brooklyn Flea and Smorgasburg will get to stay in the East River State Park for another year. Comments (9)

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