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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Don’t fugheddaboudit: Book reveals Greenpoint’s ‘Forgotten Past’

Books: Some hidden history is coming out. Comment

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Butts out! Transmitter Park seating shrinks, leaving less room for rumps

Meadows of Shame: The parks department has replaced nine out of 10 of the park’s original roomy four-seater benches with scrawny plastic and wood numbers that can only comfortably hold two average-sized adult butts. Comments (6)

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Lost in space: Library privatizes part of Williamsburg branch

Williamsburg: The Williamsburg library is open — for business. Comments (16)

Vicious trio beats and robs drunk man

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

Lout throws hot soup on potential roommate

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

Monday, June 29, 2015

Greenpoint mega-development’s below-market buildings will segregate the poor, say neighbors

Changing Brooklyn: Forget the poor door — this housing complex will have poor buildings. Comments (30)

Friday, June 26, 2015

Last call! Promised below-market housing could die at Rheingold site

Bushwick: Bushwick residents are demanding the new developer of a portion of the old Rheingold brewery deliver on the promises of below-market housing and money for schools and parks that previous developers — who needed a zoning change to get the job going — had pledged to provide. Comments (15)

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Getting their kicks! 10 guys steal sneakers from Bushwick store

Bushwick: They hotfooted it out of there. Comments (2)

Man killed trying to cross Metropolitan Avenue

Williamsburg: He tried to cross in the middle of the block, but did not make it, police said. Comments (4)

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