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Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015

Greenpoint duo Young Ejecta shoots for the stars

Music: Young Ejecta is poised to launch into synthpop superstardom — but it would settle for a one-hit wonder. Comments (1)

Friday, Feb. 13, 2015

Bartoonist pigs out at Arrogant Swine

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator visits the new Bushwick beer hall and barbecue joint, where the brews are cold — and so is his food. Comment

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015

Man shot in Williamsburg Houses won’t talk

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comments (1)

Break-in broken up when record-store owner turns tables on analog bandit

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

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

City pours water on Williamsburg-fire health worries

Williamsburg: Concerns about cancer-causing chemicals released by a massive warehouse fire that is still smoldering on the Williamsburg waterfront are overblown, officials said at a town-hall meeting on Monday night. Comments (4)

Monday, Feb. 9, 2015

Is that a crane in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: A development company has bought the Williamsburg building that features a mural advertising a fictional, more-than-a-little-bit-phallic skyscraper, so that it can erect an office tower taller next door. Comments (1)

Psyche art! Bushwick gallery curates show via personality test

Art: These artists don’t mind being typecast. Comment

Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015

The big mermaids: Flippers on full display during Bushwick bash

Bushwick: It was a real-life Enchantment Under the Sea dance. Comments (1)

Friday, Feb. 6, 2015

DA charges two with hate crimes for anti-transgender attack in Bushwick

Bushwick: Prosecutors indicted two men who they say attacked a transgender woman in Bushwick last fall, cracking her skull and sending her into a coma. Comments (4)

‘Grope’ payout for Lopez aides

Williamsburg: The state is shelling out $545,000 in taxpayer money to settle the sexual harassment lawsuit brought by two one-time aides of former assemblyman and Brooklyn Democratic boss Vito Lopez, according to the plaintiffs’ lawyer. Comments (3)

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