North Brooklyn archive

Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Clean at last! Newtown Creek sewage plant finally meets federal standards

Greenpoint: It took only four decades, but the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant is finally meeting federal clean water standards. Comments (1).

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Ben Sargent, aka ‘The Lobsta Pusha,’ is clawing his way to the top

TV: The Greenpoint man behind “Dr. Claw” gets his own Cooking Channel show! Comments (9).

Balls! California man vanquish local Skee legend in championship

Williamsburg: A hometown hero lost his shot at glory, losing a coveted Skee-ball title to a clutch California competitor. Comment.

Racist white supremacist speaks! And he speaks to us!

Greenpoint: A member of the Creativity Movement, which plastered Greenpoint cars with “White Power” fliers last week, spews some of his hate in this BrooklynPaper.com exclusive. Comments (28).

Dr. Claw gives up the secret to the perfect lobster roll

TV: And our Maine-native reporter is impressed. Comment.

Vicious stabbing on Broadway

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comments (2).

Two bikes stolen!

Greenpoint: A crime of the worst kind on Berry Street. Plus all the other illegal stuff from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comment.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Skull and bones found in Greenpoint backyard

Greenpoint: Cops aren’t saying a crime was committed. Not yet, at least. Comments (3).

White time, wrong place as bigot leaves racist fliers on Greenpoint cars

Greenpoint: Greenpointers are upset by white supremacist fliers that were plastered all over car windows on Greenpoint Avenue near Leonard Street. Comments (73).

Bushwick opens up for annual art studio tour this weekend

Art: And here’s Aaron Short’s guide to seeing (and eating) it all! Comment.

Monday, May 30, 2011

The owners of the city’s last sun umbrella factory really are the boys of summer

Williamsburg: The obligatory Memorial Day feature story! Comments (3).

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