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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

I saw the Stein: Gertrude Stein play brings the weird to Williamsburg

Theater: This play is a tongue-twister and a mind-bender. Comment

Thursday, June 19, 2014

TromaDance Film Fest screams into Williamsburg

Cinema: The filmmakers behind the cult “Toxic Avenger” movie franchise are bringing their free film festival to Brooklyn for the first time. Comment

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

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

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

Safe no match for unlocked door

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

Monday, June 16, 2014

Miniature-members only! Smallest penis contest thrills, chills

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)

Friday, June 13, 2014

Buzz kill! Roberta’s bees busy but not belligerent

Dining: Rumors of its beehives are greatly exaggerated. Comments (8)

Bogart beckons Beacon’s! High-end thrift shop opens fourth store

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)

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Flea bitten! Upstart bazaar nipping at Brooklyn Flea’s heels

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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