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Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Thursday, July 31, 2008

Three cheers

Nightlife: Even though The Trophy Bar in Williamsburg has only been open for three months, it already has the feel of an established neighborhood watering hole. Comment.

Call it the Heath Bar! Actor Ledger was silent partner in G’Point tavern

Greenpoint: Seven months after his death, actor and former Brooklynite Heath Ledger will still have one more new project: a Greenpoint bar. Comment.

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

A brutal mugging on the Billyburg Bridge

Williamsburg: A gun-toting thug tried to mug a 28-year-old man as he walked across the Williamsburg Bridge on July 24 — plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg and Bushwick’s 90th Precinct. Comment.

‘High’ way robbery at turnstiles

Williamsburg: High wheel turnstiles lead to two muggings in Williamsburg. Comment.

Not the kind of foursome she wanted

Greenpoint: Four teenage hoodlums pushed a young woman down on July 21, stealing her iPod and fancy purse — plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg and Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comments (2).

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Club: Don’t blame us, blame our customers

Greenpoint: Greenpoint residents are demanding action against a Banker Street disco, but club reps say the venue isn’t at fault — its patrons are. Comments (2).

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