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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Cement truck topples over in W’burg, bystander scoops cement into pothole

Mean Streets: A cement truck driver injured his back on Tuesday morning when the loaded truck he was driving tipped over, spilling wet cement all over Varick Street in Williamsburg, officials said. What happened next was someone making the best of a bad situation. Comments (5)

Three cheers! Performing-arts group lands on its feet with room to spare in G’point

Dance: Sometimes getting thrown out on the street can be a good thing. Comments (2)

Espresso yourself! Big coffee and tea festival moves to Greenpoint

Event: This event comes with some perks. Comments (1)

Sneaker fiend steals kicks from teen on Graham Avenue

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

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Cobble Hill couple attempt to record every Carter Family song

Music: This Brooklyn family will not let the circle be broken. Comments (1)

Lodge and burn: Bushwick darkroom gets new, wider-angle digs

Art: This Bushwick photography facility is going large-format. Comment

Monday, March 16, 2015

Neighbors: Brooklyn Expo Center cars parked across sidewalks

Greenpoint: Greenpoint’s new convention center is causing parking chaos, as vendors and guests are regularly taking up blocks of sidewalk with their cars, angry neighbors say. Comments (25)

Friday, March 13, 2015

Stuck in park: Williamsburg, Greenpoint residents take waterfront fight to City Hall

Williamsburg: More than 300 protesters rallied outside City Hall on March 12 to demand the city make good on its decade-old promise to turn a waterfront plot in Williamsburg into parkland. Comments (11)

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