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Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015

Sayeth cheese! Nitehawk pairs ‘Romeo and Juliet’ with picnic basket staple

Cinema: Gouda night, Gouda night! Havarti is such sweet sorrow, that I’ll say Gouda night until this bite becomes Parmigiano. Comment

Staging a comeback! Magician revives vaudeville in Bushwick

Nightlife: It is the spice of life. Comment

Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015

Slum-dunk: Court takes G’point building over tenants’ sabotage claim

Greenpoint: A housing-court judge has snatched a Greenpoint building from its delinquent managers more than a year after the city forced their tenants out on the street when their utilities were rendered inoperable, intentionally, according to the tenants. Comment

Flipping out! New York’s best pinball players will battle it out in Greenpoint

Event: They’re pinball wizards, there has to be a twist! Comments (1)

Fort Greene filmmaker tells ‘300’ from Persian perspective

Cinema: This isn’t Sparta. Comment

Goons follow man into his S. Sixth Street home, choke him out and rob him

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

Bandit swipes N. Seventh Street fro-yo store’s safe

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

Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015

Activists: Smoke from Williamsburg fire is cancer-causing

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: City health officials put Williamsburg and Greenpoint residents at risk by not telling them to stay indoors all day Saturday as a major fire began, blanketing the neighborhoods in carcinogenic haze, according to environmental health activists. Comments (15)

Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015

Fire raging at warehouse on W’burg waterfront

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: A massive blaze has consumed a large waterfront storage facility in Williamsburg. Comments (2)

Friday, Jan. 30, 2015

Watching their garden go: City wants to bulldoze community plots for discount digs

Bushwick: The city’s push to build below-market rate housing could have Brooklyn community gardens pushing up daisies. Comments (14)

Like quick-Silver: G’point pol exits Assembly speaker race

Greenpoint: Brooklyn no longer has a pol in the fight to replace Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. Comments (4)

Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014

Bear-sex ring stolen in Williamsburg

Williamsburg: A burglar with a taste for the bizarre broke into a Metropolitan Avenue apartment last week and stole a ring depicting two bears having sex, cops said. Comment

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