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Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007

This is a tree falling in Brooklyn

Williamsburg: Those damn beautiful-but-fragile Bradford pear trees have become a nuisance on Graham Avenue. Comment.

Maujer Street break-in sends senior to hospital

Williamsburg: A hooligan scared an 80-year-old woman so badly that she needed an ambulance after the 16-year-old suspect broke into her apartment in the middle of the day on Oct. 15. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg and Bushwick’s 90th Precinct. Comment.

Take this area history quiz!

Beside the Point: Our columnist offers a pop quiz for people who think they know North Brooklyn. Comments (1).

City plan is ferry good in Williamsburg

Williamsburg: The city is sifting through several proposals from ferry operators to shuttle commuters between Manhattan and at least three stops in Williamsburg and Greenpoint, an effort that the city hopes will reduce congestion on the roads and also on the overloaded G and L trains. Comments (2).

CB1 to Navy Yard: Make ship shape!

Williamsburg: Williamsburg community board is going to war against the Navy Yard. Comment.

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