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Friday, May 9, 2014

Finally, Bar Scrawl is fixed!

Bar Scrawl: Our Bazaar image is now up. So now you can see that there is a little something for everyone at Greenpoint’s Brooklyn Night Bazaar, but its three bars are pretty basic. Take a tour with our drinking cartoonist and critic. Comments (10)

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Williamsburg senior, kids center hangs on with help of pre-K money

Williamsburg: An embattled center for seniors and kids in Williamsburg is getting a shot in the arm from Mayor DeBlasio’s universal prekindergarten program. Comments (2)

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Road rage escalates when motorist retrieves ax

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

Out of the nightclub and into the street

Music: This band plays in the most unexpected places, or at least mostly outside of the standard venues. Comment

Giant sphinx-lady sculpture inside Domino Sugar factory is not-so-sweet relief

Art: This artist is making the inside of the Domino Sugar factory bittersweet, with an emphasis on the bitter. Comments (5)

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Super fun on the Superfund! Boat club invites public to ply Newtown Creek

Greenpoint: Members of the North Brooklyn Boat Club served up some summer fun a few weeks early with their first public boat run of the season on Saturday. Comments (9)

Monday, May 5, 2014

Kickstart your heart out, Greenpoint

Greenpoint: Online success-story manufacturer Kickstarter threw itself a house-warming bash at its new Greenpoint headquarters on Saturday. Comment

Suicide on Williamsburg Bridge

Williamsburg: A man jumped to his death from the upper reaches of the span early on Monday morning, snarling traffic and leaving a grisly scene where he landed on the bridge roadway below, police said. Comments (2)

Friday, May 2, 2014

Change of address for W’burg craft fair

Shopping: A popular hipster market is moving to Williamsburg Park this year, just down the street from its previous location. Comments (2)

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Crickets, please! Williamsburg guys make protein bars from bugs

Williamsburg: It started with the simple thought that the protein-bar market was a little buggy. Comments (3)

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