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Monday, April 28, 2014

Pole positions: W’burg show hopes to prove pole dancing is serious art

Dance: This Brooklyn dance company says poles deserve a place on the theatrical stage — not just in strip clubs. Comments (3)

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Pop’s pop: ‘Dad Jams’ DJs spin tracks only a father could love

Music: You just wait until your father hears about this! Comments (6)

Cooking up a stink: Taiwanese Night Market serves up stinky tofu

Dining: “Your food stinks!” is not an insult to this cook. Comments (2)

Mercedes stolen when owner makes a movie-set visit, leaves keys

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

City to lower McGuinness speed limit to 25

Mean Streets: A mile-long stretch of McGuinness Boulevard in Greenpoint will get the car-pinching treatment from the city, pols announced today. Comments (30)

Monday, April 21, 2014

W’burg musicians lay deep cuts with record-making machine

Music: Who says you need a record deal to make records? Comments (5)

Scor’Easter! Greenpoint egg hunt yields sweet returns for tots

Greenpoint: The Easter bunny and a handful of musicians helped to make Easter Sunday special for scores of Greenpoint and Williamsburg kids. Comment

Hot-button real estate tycoon planning Greenpoint convention center

Greenpoint: A controversy-dogged developer whose Greenpoint industrial complex mysteriously burned down eight years ago is planning a convention center that has begun construction in the neighborhood, to the chagrin of neighbors who are vowing to fight the complex. Comments (8)

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Screw job! Contractor bolts traffic signs to trees in W’burg

Williamsburg: A city contractor, apparently short on time or signposts, screwed metal “No Parking” signs to trees along Meserole Street in Williamsburg, angering neighbors and injuring the trees. Comments (8)

Couple found dead in Greenpoint hot tub

Greenpoint: The pair had been drinking, according to reports, which can be a risky proposition, experts say. Comments (5)

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