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Thursday, April 9, 2015

Impulse karaoke: Comedians improvise new musicals with familiar tunes

Theater: They’re just making it up as they go along! Comment

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Yes man! Hero councilman gets honored, engaged

Williamsburg: He keeps popping questions, and she keeps saying “Yes!” Comments (2)

Weird of fortune! Artist creates tarot cards featuring smiling poop

Weird Art: The future is in his hands. Comments (1)

Pass the Dutch meat on the left-hand side

Dining: Sample the cuisine of 1650s New York at a dinner party in Williamsburg. Comments (1)

Bicycle bandits swipe woman’s phone

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

Decked out! Our reporter gets her cards read

Art: Play your cards right and you might just learn what the future holds. Comment

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

At whits end! Greenpoint woodworkers pushed out of shared factory

Changing Brooklyn: A Greenpoint woodworkers’ collective that has been around since the 1970s is breaking up because its landlord wants to tripled the rent on its space and the coop is yet to find a new place to whittle while they work. Comments (21)

Cartridge world! Painters reimagine classic video games on canvas

Art: It’s no two-bit idea — more like eight bits! Comment

Monday, April 6, 2015

Hole in one! Beford Ave. sidewalk a walker’s nightmare

Williamsburg: An ankle-wrecking hole in the sidewalk at the corner of Bedford Avenue and N. Eighth Street that no one has bothered to fix for almost a month has become an impromptu garbage can for passers-by to throw their junk. Comments (10)

City worker accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from 94-year-old woman

Greenpoint: A city employee who swore to look after elderly people allegedly stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from a Greenpoint nonagenarian, reports the district attorney. Comments (2)

Friday, April 3, 2015

Trunk show! Artist paints pictures of celebrities’ butts

The Greatest Story Ever: She likes little pictures of butts and she cannot lie. Comment

Recycled! Beloved Trash Bar still rockin’ after threatened closure

Go There Now While You Still Can: We all hate to take out the Trash, and for now, we don’t have to. Comments (1)

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Cops: Duo stabbed two men during street brawl

Williamsburg: Police are looking for two fiends who stabbed two other men during a street brawl in Williamsburg on Tuesday evening. Comment

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