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Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Press release of the week: All-male nude burlesque!

Nightlife: Who let the boys out? Shocks and C-----: All-nude all-dude revue! They said it couldn’t be done. They said it shouldn’t be done. So we’re doing it! Comment.

I saw the Stein: Gertrude Stein play brings the weird to Williamsburg

Theater: This play is a tongue-twister and a mind-bender. Comment.

Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009

Now the feds want to make Newtown Creek a Superfund site!

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: The Environmental Protection Agency revealed on Wednesday that it is considering classifying North Brooklyn’s fetid Newtown Creek as a Superfund site — a designation that would clear the way for a federal clean-up of the filthy waterway. Comments (6).

Tennis, everyone? That’s what one Williamsburg group wants

Williamsburg: North Brooklyn tennis players are serving up a plan that could turn McCarren Park’s crumbling courts into a racquet sports Mecca. Comments (5).

Bushwick building is one big art gallery until tenants move in

Art: Talk about an art studio! Comment.

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009

More of the Kent Avenue to roll out this weekend

Mean Streets: Phase II of the transformation of Kent Avenue from a two-way truck route into a one-way northbound street with one of the city’s best bike lanes will begin this weekend, following the much-hailed conversion of the southern portion of the thoroughfare. With video … Comments (1).

Burglaries were the story this week

Williamsburg: There were three burglaries on the same night. Plus all the crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment.

Gunpoint subway mugging!

Greenpoint: For the second straight week, an armed mugging leads the blotter. Plus the other police news from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comment.

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2009

The ‘Last Supper’ festival is art with some meat on its bones

Art: Finally, an art show that will cause a gut reaction. Comment.

Bean there: Cafe Grumpy is roasting its own coffee now

Dining: The best coffee in Brooklyn just got even better. Comment.

Press release of the week: All-male nude burlesque!

Nightlife: Who let the boys out? Shocks and C—ks: All-nude all-dude revue! They said it couldn’t be done. They said it shouldn’t be done. So we’re doing it! Comment.

Monday, Sept. 21, 2009

Ride with us on the Kent Avenue bike lane!

Mean Streets: A portion of Kent Avenue in Williamsburg has finally been transformed into the city’s best bike lane — so naturally, our biking editor was on hand to check it out. It’s a wild ride — especially when the protected, two-way lane abruptly ends at Broadway. With video … Comments (15).

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