North Brooklyn archive

Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007

The real story of an old pool

Beside the Point: Our columnist — a Greenpoint insider — tells the real story of the McCarren Park pool. Comments (1).

A true storefront artist

Art: Local artist Dillon de Give has a new gimmick: TV sets broadcasting his quirky videos have popped up in three stores. Comment.

Tipsy? Best walk with a friend in the 90th Precinct

Williamsburg: Slightly tipsy pub-crawlers and late-night subway commuters are being increasingly targeted in Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct, officers at the Union Avenue stationhouse told The Brooklyn Paper. Comment.

Advice-giving robber nabbed!

Williamsburg: The chutzpah-filled thief who not only robbed a Williamsburg cabbie, but advised him to “put in a partition,” was nabbed this week when he tried to pull off the same crime. Comment.

Scary home invasion on Scholes Street

Williamsburg: A woman returned to her Scholes Street apartment on Sept. 2 and quickly realized that there was a burglar inside. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comments (1).

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