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Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Saturday, Dec. 1, 2007

A winner — finally — at Triple Crown

Williamsburg: A controversial Williamsburg bar that has run up thousands of dollars in fines is about to be sold to a new owner who is vowing to clean up the joint’s act. Comments (2).

Hawk moves into Greenpoint

Williamsburg: In a move with grave implications for the pigeon community, a Red-tailed hawk appears to be shopping for a new home in or around North Brooklyn’s hip McCarren Park. Comments (4).

Exxon a no-show at spill hearing

Williamsburg: ExxonMobil officials blew off a City Council hearing on the company’s clean up of Greenpoint’s 30-million-gallon underground oil spill — and by doing so, the energy giant missed an opportunity to defend itself from accusations that it isn’t doing all it could to expedite the process. Comments (1).

With roomies like these, who needs enemies?

Williamsburg: Two rather poorly matched roommates called the cops twice in the matter of just two days, accusing each other of exceptionally bad behavior. Plus all the other crime news from Williasmburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment.

This hawk is full of talk

Beside the Point: Our columnist gets an exclusive sit-down (or is that flyby?) with the new Red-tail hawk that’s taken up residence in McCarren Park. Comments (1).

That’s a Satmar party!

Williamsburg: Thirty-thousand Hassidic Jews will party as only the Hassidim know how to under an enormous white tent in Brooklyn Bridge Park on Saturday, the largest party the condo-and-greenspace development has hosted yet. The festivities commemorate the arrival of European Jews to the Unites States after World War II. Comments (1).

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