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Friday, Jan. 16, 2015

Bartoonist is back!

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator warms himself with a hearth and hot-buttered rum at new Williamsburg bar Billet & Bellows. Comment

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015

Scrappy music newsletter scraps its print edition

Music: An indie music newsletter is stopping printing after eight years of guiding Bushwick and Williamsburg scenesters to the best, most obscure shows. Comment

Indie-music newsletter’s greatest hits

Music: Publisher and promoter Todd Patrick walks us through his favorite Showpaper covers as the staple of the scene stops printing. Comment

Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015

The reel thing: Bushwick recording studio releases cassette tape

Music: Bust out your boom box and get your fingers ready for some manual rewinding. Comments (1)

Punks ask man for directions to L train, rob him on Manhattan Avenue

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

Masked villains hold up phone store on Bedford

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

Monday, Jan. 12, 2015

Three kings for a day: W’burg Christians mark holiday, honor slain officer

Williamsburg: Hundreds took to Graham Avenue in Williamsburg on Sunday afternoon to celebrate Three Kings Day. Comment

Greenpointers: Park’s an aberration

Greenpoint: One local argued that a proposed waterfront park is too kid-friendly, asking, “Where are the adults supposed to go?” Comments (10)

Friday, Jan. 9, 2015


Cop shot knife-wielding man in Bushwick

Bushwick: A cop shot and wounded a man who officers say approached them with a kitchen knife on Wednesday night in Bushwick. Comments (3)

Greenpoint fire puts tenants on the street

Greenpoint: Four Greenpoint families were left homeless by a fire that raged through an apartment building on Wednesday night, fire officials said. Comment

Spike Hill’s downfall: Prime real estate

Changing Brooklyn: A popular Williamsburg music venue closed to make way for a massive real estate deal. Comments (2)

Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015


Fiend impersonated cop in Bushwick sex attack

Bushwick: A man is facing felony charges after he allegedly told a teenager that he was cop and sexually assaulted her. Comment

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