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Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Sardines in the can! Growth along the J, M, Z line is crushing commuters

Brooklyn Is Angry: The J, M and Z subway lines in Williamsburg have become victims of the neighborhood’s success, exploding with a 24-percent increase in passengers in just four years, new data show. Comments (2).

Neighbors say Hotel Toshi is a horrorshow hostel

Williamsburg: A hipster hotel that occupies part of a converted loft building in Williamsburg has become such a crash pad that some renters are moving out. Comments (17).

Inside Hotel Toshi

Williamsburg: No one brings you inside an allegedly illegal, sometimes unneighborly Williamsburg hostel like our reporter. Comments (5).

Talk about a HEYDAY

Nightlife: POYKPAC has the Internet to thank for its fame, but the Brooklyn comedy troupe still likes to do things live. Comment.

Snorkel masked man strikes again

Williamsburg: At least Jacques Cousteau was honest. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment.

Always bring a weapon

Greenpoint: Let this be a lesson to all thugs out there. Plus all the other crime news from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comment.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Newcomer Restler battles incumbent Cohn for obscure, minor, little-known post

Williamsburg: The challenger is just 26 years old — and he wants to beat a guy whose held the district leader job in Williamsburg for 27 years. Comments (7).

Monday, May 3, 2010

Park official on ‘Gate-gate’: We violated garden to save it!

Meadows of Shame: A secret e-mail worthy of Deep Throat reveals the true motive behind last week’s invasion of a private garden inside McCarren Park: The Parks Department wants its land back! Comments (24).

Friday, April 30, 2010

Call us Roto rooters! We love James Rotondi

Campbell’s Soup: Reliving the filthy old washout in seclusion isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. Comments (1).

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