Theater: This play is a tongue-twister and a mind-bender. Comment
Cinema: The filmmakers behind the cult “Toxic Avenger” movie franchise are bringing their free film festival to Brooklyn for the first time. Comment

Cops: Guy tries to ransom phone, leads officers to him

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

Safe no match for unlocked door

Crime: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment
Nightlife: They were pretty in shrink. Comments (4)

Green light for bike-friendly Flushing

Mean Streets: The truck route is getting a two-wheeler friendly paint job from Classon Avenue to Queens, but don’t expect actual, separate bike lanes most of the way. Comments (17)
Dining: Rumors of its beehives are greatly exaggerated. Comments (8)
Shopping: A hipster thrift store that fled rising rents on Williamsburg’s main drag has set up shop in the industrial other end of the neighborhood. Comments (5)
Shopping: An upstart flea market is gunning for a piece of the tchotchke juggernaut’s market share — and Brooklyn Flea bigs say it is trying to steal their customers and vendors. Comments (2)

Cycling Bushwick DJ killed in crash

Mean Streets: Members of the electronic music and rap scenes are mourning a Bushwick DJ who was fatally struck by a driver while riding his bike on Tuesday. Comments (13)

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