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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Schemer tries to extort woman by lying about her son’s safety

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

Deadly dame slashes men during argument

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

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

CitiStorage lot sale talk riles park advocates

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: Williamsburg and Greenpoint residents who have been demanding the city purchase the so-called CitiStorage waterfront lot to turn into parkland say the news that two private developers now have an option to buy the land will just commence the latest battle in the fight to make the city keeps its promise. Comments (12)

Really Greenpoint! New map will chart Brooklyn’s most toxic neighborhoods

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: A group is pinpointing the most dangerous areas of Greenpoint and Williamsburg — and there are a hell of a lot of pins! Comments (5)

Brooklyn has Designs on its makers

Perspective: It is like a light went on over their heads. Comment

Monday, May 11, 2015

Big in Japan: Williamsburg foodie dishes up sumo screening party

Dining: Could sumo be Brooklyn’s next big spectator sport? Comments (4)

New venue to class up Williamsburg music options

Art: A new Williamsburg music venue is promising to bring a robust classical and avant garde music lineup to the neighborhood. Comments (2)

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Uber offering $2.75 W’burg-to-Manhattan rides while L train is closed

Williamsburg: It is the Uber-mensch! Comments (2)

Friday, May 8, 2015

Low-level pol: I got a shiner protecting a damsel in distress

Greenpoint: It was a committeeman confrontation! Comments (18)

City seeks artsy cyclists to help plan new Bushwick bike lanes

Mean Streets: Talk about street cred! The city is hoping to get Brooklyn’s bohemian set buzzing about bike safety this weekend by hosting a workshop at a hip Bushwick artist collective. Comments (15)

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Cops seek frustrated bank robber

Williamsburg: Police are searching for a man who they say tried and failed to rob two Brooklyn banks yesterday afternoon. Comments (1)

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