Friday, Feb. 27, 2015

Bartoonist sings us a song of a piano bar

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator visits the Manhattan Inn in Greenpoint. Comments (1)

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015

Welcome to Williams-ice-berg

Welcome to Williams-ice-berg

Williamsburg: Massive ice floes are lining the Williamsburg and Greenpoint waterfront after weeks of freezing temperatures. Comments (6)

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015


Landlord trying to evict rent-stabilized tenant took public housing $, judge says

Bushwick: The brother of a murdered Williamsburg landlord may have grown fat off government money meant for those who cannot afford Brooklyn’s skyrocketing rents, and the proof appears to have surfaced while he was trying to evict a low-rent tenant in white-hot Bushwick. Comments (9)
Bushwick: I lived in a Bushwick apartment owned by Al Stark (I would later find out his real name is Aron) for one year starting in July, 2012. Comments (14)
Bushwick: Between long-time renters and starry-eyed new arrivals, when it comes to Bushwick real estate, everyone is getting screwed. Comments (3)
Greenpoint: The state scrambled on Tuesday to repair a piece of the Kosciuszko Bridge roadway that popped out of place just before the morning rush hour. Comment

Cops: Man predicting zombie apocalypse smashed up shop windows

Williamsburg: A drunk man with a vision smashed up several storefront windows while raving about the coming zombie apocalypse, cops said. Comments (1)

Woman outruns mugger on Varet Street

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

Bar-goer awakes at 5 pm to find date cleaned out his apartment

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

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015

Chefs will crank out all-you-can-eat sausages in Bushwick

Dining: It is a sausage fest — literally. Comment

Monday, Feb. 23, 2015

Happy hour for Teddy’s owners: Williamsburg’s oldest bar sold

Nightlife: The oldest bar in Williamsburg is in new hands. Comments (4)

Dead-ford Avenue! Murder mystery author sets new book in Williamsburg

Books: Mystery is afoot in Williamsburg. Comment

Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015

Hit-and-run driver who killed couple found guilty, faces life in prison

Mean Streets: The driver who killed a pregnant woman and her new husband in a hit-and-run crash in 2013 is facing life in prison after a jury found him guilty on Friday of manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide. Comments (11)

Friday, Feb. 20, 2015

Fashion: A Bushwick designer turned a Manhattan-bound L train car into a models’ runway last week with an impromptu fashion show. Comments (9)

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