North Brooklyn archive

Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010

Brutal stabbing of teen on way to school

Williamsburg: Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment.

Horrifying home invasion — with curses, too!

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

Who does Steve Levin represent — you or Vito Lopez?

Williamsburg: Councilman Steve Levin’s loyalty to his political mentor and the embattled Bushwick-based nonprofit where he got his start is so strong he is giving the out-of-district group more than three-quarters of a million dollars to develop a housing facility 10 blocks from any of his nearest constituents. Comments (23).

Joined at the hip?

Williamsburg: So how closely allied are Councilman Steve Levin and his mentor Vito Lopez? Here’s our handy guide. Comments (3).

Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010

Runaway bride now ‘married’ to Greenpoint

Greenpoint: After breaking her engagement, a woman goes ahead with her nuptials — as a fundraiser for a local soup kitchen. Boy, some people have an odd way of saying, “I do.” Comments (3).

Another Hasidic man beaten in hate crime

Williamsburg: Police arrested two teenage suspects for beating up a Hasidic man on Monday night — and charged them for a similar bias attack against a Yeshiva teacher on the same South Williamsburg street a week ago. Comments (2).

Name that bar! New space in Greenpoint is cool, but lacks a moniker

Nightlife: Greenpoint’s most anticipated bar opening is so new it doesn’t even have a name yet. Comments (4).

Monday, Dec. 6, 2010

The nerds get nude at ‘Nerdlesque’ show on Saturday night

Nightlife: “Star Trek” never looked so good. Comments (2).

Friday, Dec. 3, 2010

Rent hike! Bedford Avenue’s Deli Mart is closed

Williamsburg: A popular corner store on Williamsburg’s busiest block closed this week after its landlord demanded a 40-percent rent increase by the end of month. Comments (10).

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