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Monday, Nov. 17, 2014

Short film explores love and loss in Prospect Park

Cinema: Prospect Park is ready for its close-up. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

Greenpointers: City installing homeless shelter in ‘dead of night’

Greenpoint: The city is rushing to open a new homeless shelter in Greenpoint to avoid answering to opponents in the community, according to neighbors and a local pol. Comments (13)

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

Crook steals from woman’s apartment while she spends a day in jail

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

Robbers attack woman for her purse on N. 10th

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

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

W’burg gallery celebrates artist’s bizarre Christmas tradition

Weird Art: Fifty artists have created weird and wonderful dolls for a show inspired by an un-merry holiday season 50 years ago. Comment

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

Stripping at church: Comic fest comes to Williamsburg house of worship

Art: Big names in indie comics, and the fans who love them, swarmed Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church on N. Eighth Street this weekend for Comic Arts Brooklyn. Comment

Neighbors toasting neighbors: Williamsburg activist org marks two decades

Williamsburg: The Williamsburg activist group Neighbors Allied for Good Growth celebrated its 20th birthday on Nov. 6. Comments (1)

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014

‘Latin Kings’ indicted for near-scalping a block from DeBlasio’s house

Bushwick: The vicious attack was part of a chain of violence that was all orchestrated or boasted about on Facebook, according to prosecutors. Comments (7)

Artists in evidence: City evicts circus performers trying to narc on Vice

Changing Brooklyn: A circus school’s bid to get back at incoming upstairs neighbor Vice Media for allegedly dangerous construction work backfired dramatically on Nov. 6 when the city, called to inspect Vice, kicked out a half-dozen acrobats living illegally in the non-residential building. Comments (4)

NYPD seeks vanished teen

Williamsburg: Police are asking for help finding a Williamsburg teenager who they say disappeared on Monday. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

Circus school owner: Vice construction sending debris tumbling onto tumblers

Changing Brooklyn: A circus school is the latest artistic institution getting the boot ahead of Vice Media’s January takeover of two connected buildings in Williamsburg, but first it has to endure two months inside a construction zone. Comments (2)

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