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Thursday, June 26, 2014

Luke, I am doth father: ‘Star Wars’ gets the Shakespeare treatment

Boro of Nerds: Wherefore art thou Leia? Comments (1)

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

W’burg board: One-way a no-go for Wallabout Street, for now

Mean Streets: The city wants to make the chaotic two-way route mono-directional, but the neighborhood’s Community Board 1 pushed back a vote on the plan, saying parking spaces must be saved. Comments (14)

Velazq-yes! Incumbent cruises to victory in congressional primary

Williamsburg: Eleven-term incumbent Nydia Velazquez has still got it. Comments (14)

Freaky film day! W’burg cinema hosts surrealist movie series

Cinema: Ain’t nothing like the surreal thing, baby! Comment

Bat-wielding bullies attack teen

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comments (1)

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

That’s the way they bike it! Bicycle Fetish Day rolls again

Williamsburg: The Williamsburg curio museum City Reliquary held its 10th annual Bicycle Fetish Day over the weekend — and it bears explaining that, although the event was centered around ogling two-wheeled contraptions, the appreciation was purely platonic. Comment

Monday, June 23, 2014

Hosed! Worker whacked with hose at W’burg Whole Foods site

Williamsburg: Man down! Comment

Cans canned! Trash-can drought imposed at J, M, Z stations

Bushwick: Litter is bugging Brooklyn straphangers faced with subway stations barren of trash cans. Comments (6)

Heavy pedal! Bike lane eyed for industrial Metropolitan Avenue

Mean Streets: A hairy road in industrial Williamsburg could be getting more bike-friendly. Comments (16)

Friday, June 20, 2014

Bartoonist takes us bar to the future

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator is on vacation so we figured we would dig back into our May Brooklyn Tomorrow magazine to bring our dedicated and thirsty readers his rendering of a Williamsburg saloon, circa 2114. Comments (2)

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Woman injured in partial Bushwick building collapse

Bushwick: The front of a Bushwick building fell on a pedestrian this morning. Comments (6)

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