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Monday, Nov. 3, 2014

Legendary Mad mag illustrator comes to Brooklyn comics fest

Books: They’re bringing Al Jaffee into the fold! Comment

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Greenpoint startup wants to be Facebook with will-call

Circuit Lord: The about-to-launch social-network-ticket-sales site Wrevel is supposed to be a cross between Facebook and Eventbrite. Comment

Shredding anniversary! Noise rockers Deerhoof celebrate 20 years

Music: Deerhoof has lasted longer than most marriages. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

DA ramps up charges against Bushwick anti-gay shooting suspect

Bushwick: Brooklyn’s top prosecutor has leveled a new charge against the suspect he says shot a man dressed in drag in Bushwick last month: attempted murder as a hate crime. Comments (2)

Louts attack woman with milk crate

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

Cops: Bandit robbed deli of $3g, beer

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

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

Shuttered by Ebola, The Gutter reopens after scrub-down

Health: The Williamsburg bowling alley that an Ebola-infected doctor visited last week spared no precaution in cleaning up to prevent another strike from the deadly virus. Comments (2)

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Feds score $16 million from Getty Oil for Newtown Creek dumping

Greenpoint: The bankrupt oil company is shelling out the money to go towards cleaning up the fetid inlet, where it dumped oil and other chemicals. Comments (8)

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Subway musicians to police: Let us play

Music: Buskers rallied this week after a video of an apparent wrongful arrest in the Metropolitan Avenue G station went viral. Comments (15)

Glasslands to shatter, shutter — and reports blame Vice

Williamsburg: Another music venue bites the dust. Comment

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