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Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

They Might Be Giants has big plans for 2015

Music: It has been 33 years since its first live show, and 25 years since “Birdhouse in Your Soul,” but this will not be the year that They Might Be Giants slows down. Comment

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015

Rumble in the box! W’burg theater hosts Cardboard Robot Battle

Nightlife: Talk about paper cuts! Comment

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015

Williamsburg bar throws sad dance party

Music: They will bring the music, you bring the tears. Comments (3)

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015

Coping with the winter: W’burg bar gets skateboarding bowl

Williamsburg: Skateboarders who have been braving the cold, snow, and road salt to get in a few grinds now have the option of warming up for a night’s drinking with a skate session in the newly installed bowl inside Williamsburg’s Black Bear Bar. Comments (1)

New doc chronicles Bay Ridge hardcore band Indecision

Cinema: Indecision lives and dies and lives again in New York City. Comments (1)

Stranger shoots car passenger on S. Third Street

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comments (2)

Bandits attack and rob man in McCarren Park

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

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015

Shooting near W’burg school: Two teens wounded, culprit on the loose

Williamsburg: Someone shot two teenagers near a Williamsburg high school this afternoon, just before the final bell, police said. Comments (2)

The artwork formerly known as prints

Art: A Greenpoint artist is creating modern works with traditional Japanese printing techniques. Comment

Monday, Jan. 19, 2015

Activists: Halt racist construction at Broadway Triangle

Williamsburg: Housing activists are demanding Mayor DeBlasio put an end to private construction on the Broadway Triangle on the border of Williamsburg, Bushwick, and Bedford-Stuyvesant, claiming apartment buildings going up there cater too much to ultra-Orthodox Jewish residents, and not the rest of the surrounding neighborhood. Comments (21)

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015

Remembering Vincent Abate, long-serving W’burg community board leader

Williamsburg: Vincenet Abate, who served as chairman of Williamsburg and Greenpoint’s community board for 34 years, died last week at the age of 96. Comment

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