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Woman’s body found near East River in W’burg

Crime: It is unclear who she is or how she died, but she ended up dead under an industrial blanket in a lot near a deserted stretch of Kent Avenue. Comments (2)

Cops: Suspect arrested in Graham Ave. bodega theft

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

Cops: Shipping employee steals vodka, ships empty bottles

Crime: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment
A group of Greenpointers that has often railed against the presence of film crews in its neighborhood says a crew shooting an HBO pilot dumped tons of dirt on sleepy Milton Street, then washed it down storm drains. Comments (14)

Breaking away: City panel green-lights protected Pulaski bike lane

The plan approved on Friday will replace a lane for cars with a protected bike path, meaning cyclists no longer have to negotiate pedestrian traffic but motorists will be forced to slow their roll. Comments (22)

Saved by the tattoo: Breast cancer survivors mark their time alive with body art

Breast cancer survivors from across the country traveled to Williamsburg on Monday to have their breasts tattooed and cover the scars left by painful cancer surgeries. Comments (6)

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