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Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014

Pulling the plug: Guitarist goes off the grid to recharge

Music: As electric as his playing is, guitarist Ryan Ferreira prefers an unplugged life. Comment

Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014

Villain attacks woman for her purse

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

Goon attacks woman for cellphone

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

Monday, Jan. 13, 2014

Bushwick: A scrappy acrobatic arts venue has signed a new lease on life. Comments (4)
Theater: Brooklyn is bringing up a bumper crop of comedians, but the vast majority have honed their craft in Manhattan — until now. Comments (7)

Friday, Jan. 10, 2014

Small Bushwick library caught in Big Oil lie

Bushwick: An experimental Bushwick library’s attempt to get into the black backfired after book-minders’ tale that they turned down money from Big Oil sprang a big leak. Comments (16)

Greenpointers on the street after they say landlord killed the heat

Greenpoint: These rent-stabilized tenants are suing, saying the money-hungry owner of their building had someone take an ax to the boiler, thermostat, and electrical system so that the city would lock them out. But before all that, the conditions were so bad one family was forced to use buckets for a toilet. Comments (20)

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