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Thursday, May 21, 2015

Liquor or not, here comes Barge Bar

Williamsburg: The owner of a new bar located on the shore of Transmitter Park says he’s going to open soon even though he doesn’t have a liquor licence. Comments (37)

Circus show will bring the heat with fire-breathing performance

Event: This circus won’t be in tents — but it will be intense. Comment

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Knife on Mars: Artists need your help improving space food

Weird Art: Two artists have built a test kitchen in a Williamsburg gallery, where you can create food for an expedition to Mars. Comment

Two murders in two days in Williamsburg, Bushwick

Bushwick: A pair of bloody murders rocked Williamsburg and Bushwick on Monday and Tuesday. Comments (11)

Brute runs off empty-handed after beating man for cash

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comments (1)

It is Green Science Week at PS 110 in Greenpoint!

Greenpoint: Children at PS 110 in Greenpoint are giggling, screaming, and gasping their way through Green Science Week. Comment

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Protecting their turf: Residents rally in fake park

Brooklyn Is Angry: More than 300 Williamsburg and Greenpoint residents brought soccer balls, lawn chairs, and sidewalk chalk to a glass-strewn street on Saturday morning in an attempt to push the city to make good on its decade-old promise to turn the waterfront storage facility lot into parkland. Comments (6)

Joke and dagger! Comedians to perform ‘Clue’ live

Cinema: This is a different kind of murder mystery party. Comment

Friday, May 15, 2015

City yet to fix McCarren Park slime problem

Meadows of Shame: Indoor facilities at the McCarren Park Pool are slimy with water and salt damage because a contractor did a shoddy job when it renovated the construction before the 2012 reopening of the greenspace, a city-commissioned report charged. Comments (8)

Skates dead! McCarren Park to lose its rink

Williamsburg: McCarren Park Pool’s ice is on ice. Comments (14)

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