Sign up for daily news emails!

North Brooklyn archive

Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Friday, Oct. 8, 2010

Two very different artists, two very different books, one subject: life

Books: Meet graphic memoirists Martin Lemelman and Julia Wertz at Word Bookshop next week. Comment.

One ‘L’ of a weekend! No train service to or from Williamsburg!

Williamsburg: This weekend, the “L” is for lousy. Comments (9).

Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010

Vito needs a new clubhouse? Here’s our guide

Dining: Now that Cono’s is closed, we all need a new place to call our own. Thankfully, we’ve found them. Comments (5).

Meet the new Kosc — different from the old Kosc

Greenpoint: The people have spoken, and they want a super-sleek cable-stayed structure to take the place of the tired Kosciuszko Bridge. Comments (6).

Roofus: Lopez gives voters no choice

Cartoon: Our cartoonist thinks Vito Lopez is just making it easy for the public. Comments (2).

Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010

Random act of violence

Williamsburg: A man pulls a gun in a playground and starts firing. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment.

Worst movie ever? Sounds like a great idea for a show!

Theater: “Plan 9 From Outer Space” gets the theatrical treatment this month at the Brick. Comment.

Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010

It’s Wagner on steroids (and with burlesque) as ‘The Ring’ hits Bushwick

Theater: Forget holy deities — the gods of 1980s-era America were World Wrestling Federation stars. Comment.

He’s Kentucky Fried Conned

Greenpoint: He loses a big paycheck in a vicious mugging. Plus all the other illegal stuff from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comment.

Monday, Oct. 4, 2010

Hurts so good! John Cougar Mellencamps win it all!

Greenpoint: The 2010 Brooklyn Kickball season is over — and the champions are the Mellencamps. Comment.

Lopez, under investigation, chases his tormentor Cuomo

Williamsburg: Gubernatorial hopeful Andrew Cuomo just can’t seem to shake Vito Lopez. Comments (6).

Still ‘Rail’ing after all these years

Books: The Brooklyn Rail puts out a 10th anniversary anthology. Sure, they’re competitors, but, hey, we’re big enough to say, “Good job, guys.” Comments (1).

Friday, Oct. 1, 2010

Cut! Paterson freezes funds for Vito’s charity

Bushwick: Gov. Paterson has halted $25 million in state contracts due to a Bushwick-based nonprofit affiliated with embattled Assemblyman Vito Lopez — a move that could financially cripple an organization that provides services to more than 6,000 Brooklyn residents. Comments (14).

Links