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Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010

Bloomy reveals Superfund hypocrisy

Editorial: On the Newtown Creek, the mayor favors federal Superfund designation. On the Gowanus, he does not. The Brooklyn Paper editorial board thinks it smells something fishy — and it ain’t the canal water. Comments (5).

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010

Hold the phone, central!

Williamsburg: This is not your routine purse-snatching. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment.

Brutal attack on Jewel

Greenpoint: A thief tackles and pummels a woman. Plus the other police news from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comment.

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010

Greenpoint club has an ‘Exit’ strategy

Nightlife: Greenpoint’s Club Exit — notorious for its rowdy crowds, short skirts and violence in and outside — suddenly closed on Friday night after 15 years as a nightlife epicenter. Comments (9).

Friday, Jan. 8, 2010

Marty’s ‘Rose’ thorn: Put affordable housing promise in writing

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: Borough President Markowitz has rejected a developer’s bid for an 800-unit apartment complex on the South Williamsburg waterfront — unless the builders set aside 100 more below-market-rate units than they originally promised. Comments (5).

Superstunned! City backs fed clean-up of Newtown Creek

Cleaning Our Waterways: Oh, but it’s so different than the Gowanus Canal, don’t you know? Comments (7).

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