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Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Friday, Nov. 26, 2010

‘Fight Fest’ returns to Williamsburg’s Brick Theater

Theater: Finally, a theater series that asks the question, “Are you ready to rummmmble?” Comment.

Toxic timebomb? Neighbors want halt on Broadway tower until site is cleaned

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: A group of Williamsburg residents are incensed that work on a new 15-story housing tower on the corner of Broadway and Kent Avenue will begin construction even though a six-year-old toxic spill underneath the site has not been fully cleaned up. Comments (20).

Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010

Off the map! Artists want to turn Bushwick street into a sculpture park

Bushwick: Street artists want to turn a trash-riddled East Williamsburg side road into a new park. Comment.

Fists over Broadway

Williamsburg: A vicious fight outside a club. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comments (1).

Cut for his iPhone

Greenpoint: Plus all the other illegal stuff from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comments (1).

Vito serves it up for seniors

Williamsburg: Seniors living in Bushwick have something to look forward to during the holidays — a Thanksgiving meal with Assemblyman Vito Lopez and all the trimmings. Comments (4).

Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010

Buyer could ‘Rite’ a historic wrong at Greenpoint’s movie palace pharmacy

Greenpoint: Maybe someday we’ll get to see “Drugstore Cowboy” at this Greenpoint drugstore. Comments (16).

Dan Zanes is back

Music: He’s still the king of kiddie rock — but this time, he’s playing the Music Hall of Williamsburg. Comments (1).

Monday, Nov. 22, 2010

Canine caper solved! Woman who stole dog from shelter is collared

The Greatest Story Ever: Cops took a bite out of a heartless dog thief on Friday after a citizen detective spotted the perp Chihuahua-handed. Comments (1).

Library holds its black-tie affair at a bowling alley

Dooley Noted: And everyone had a great time. Comments (1).

Elizabeth Streb’s gravity-defining dance troupe is back

Dance: Elizabeth Streb has a knack for testing the limits of the human body. Comment.

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