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Wednesday, March 11, 2015


G’point ferry pier never inspected before or after collapse, records show

Greenpoint: The city and the company that runs a ferry out of Greenpoint never inspected the soundness of the dock, even after it partially collapsed into the East River last winter, documents obtained by The Brooklyn Paper show. Comments (9)

Predators pounce on man after asking directions to G train

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

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Their rage in lights! Activists illuminate building to protest city’s broken park promise

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: A group of Williamsburg and Greenpoint activists who want the city to make good on its promise to buy a handful of waterfront lots and complete Bushwick Inlet Park made their demands larger than life last weekend. Comment

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Do the book-worm: Dance party for embattled Brooklyn libraries

Williamsburg: A gala that drew a crowd of pols, literary figures, and donors to the old Williamsburgh Savings Bank event space on March 4 raised $636,000 for the Brooklyn Public Library system. Comments (2)

Watering hole: Greenpointers make doomsday predictions for planned barge bar

Greenpoint: A planned floating East River bar off the Greenpoint shore will inundate the surrounding area with sloppy drunks who will trash Transmitter Park, peace-and-quiet-loving neighbors predict. Comments (12)

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Getting Vice high: Attempt to levitate media offices goes nowhere

Williamsburg: A group of performance artists tried, and — spoiler alert — failed to levitate the offices of hipster journalism juggernaut Vice Media in Williamsburg on Tuesday. Comments (2)

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