North Brooklyn archive

Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011

Rapes quadruple in Williamsburg

Williamsburg: Sex crimes are soaring in Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct this year with 16 rapes reported — quadruple the number over the same period last year. Comments (6).

Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011

Gays fuming over bias crimes

Greenpoint: More than 100 angry residents lashed out at police officials on Monday night about a spate of apparent anti-gay violence that cops are not doing enough to combat. Comments (7).

Liu to probe city over Greenpoint shelter

Greenpoint: The city comptroller is scrutinizing the Bloomberg administration’s relationship with a Manhattan real-estate mogul who purchased four Brooklyn buildings with the intention of converting them into homeless shelters. Comments (1).

Mugging on the W’burg Bridge!

Williamsburg: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comments (1).

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011

This ‘Court’ is in session

Greenpoint: Could the People’s Court finally be getting back into contention? The jury is still out. Comments (4).

Monday, Aug. 22, 2011

Let’s get ready to bend-genderrrrs!

Event: The Transman pageant is back! Comment.

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