North Brooklyn archive

Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Will somebody please take Steve Levin’s petitions?

Williamsburg: Councilman Steve Levin should have worn his running shoes to work on Tuesday — because he spent part of the afternoon chasing around the managers of a luxury condo building that recently fired two workers who claim they were just trying to form a union. Comments (14).

Water? It’ll cost you at JellyNYC pool parties

Williamsburg: Water, water everywhere — but you have to pay to drink it. Comment.

Don’t hit snooze! Wakey!Wakey! to play Brooklyn Bowl on Friday

Music: Mike Grubbs grew up under a piano. Comment.

Someone broke into Cono’s!

Williamsburg: Vito Lopez’s beloved red-sauce joint is hit. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comments (1).

Gun play on Manhattan

Greenpoint: Random gunfire hits one man. Plus all the other illegal stuff from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comment.

This romance event will ‘bowl’ you over

Nightlife: Few Jewish holidays combine centuries of Talmudic scholarship with the elegance of Diddy’s White Party. Comment.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

‘Moviehouse’ at Sternberg Park focuses on the neighborhood

Cinema: This month, Moviehouse brings gentrification horrors, schizophrenia, and teen violence to Sternberg Park — in film! Comment.

Vito to rivals: You want a spot on the ballot? Fight for it

Committeman Confrontation: Kings County Democratic Party Chairman Vito Lopez has a message for insurgent party members: the fight is on. Comments (7).

Greenpoint plastics company is a Superfund site

Greenpoint: A former plastics factory across the street from a children’s playground in Greenpoint is finally getting cleaned up. Comments (4).

Monday, July 19, 2010

Another dead cyclist — and cops hunt hit-and-run truck driver

Mean Streets: A truck driver for a New Jersey-based waste collector who recklessly killed a 24-year-old cyclist in a hit-and-run accident last week remains on the loose. Comments (18).

This slick burlesque show will benefit Gulf oil victims

Music: The Gulf Coast is a mess thanks to BP, but at least there’s a cool show to raise money for the clean-up. Comment.

Kickball 2010: Frontiersmen go where they’ve never gone before

Greenpoint: The New Frontiersmen may have lost MVP-candidate Matt “Marquis de” Sadewitz to a shoulder separation, but the team hasn’t missed a beat so far. Comment.

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