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Thursday, March 3, 2011

She’s smokin’! But that’s the problem, as Park honcha must quit before May 23

The Greatest Story Ever: It’s the first installment of “The Great Stephanie Smokeout,” a new Brooklyn Paper column tracking North Brooklyn Parks administrator Stephanie Thayer’s struggle to quit before the city’s ban takes affect. Comments (9).

Cops bust Bushwick art space … for beer at opening!

Bushwick: Um, shouldn’t an art gallery be busted if there isn’t booze at an art opening? Comments (5).

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Cop’s Mustang never roams — even for alternate side

Brooklyn Is Angry: Rules are made to be broken — especially if you’re a cop in Williamsburg. Comments (6).

Someone stole a man’s painting!

Williamsburg: A moving van is broken into and the thief steals an expensive piece of art. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment.

Two Trees hotel site is burglarized

Greenpoint: Plus all the other illegal stuff from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comment.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Black marks for schools chancellor on trip to Williamsburg

Brooklyn Is Angry: Hours after Mayor Bloomberg announced on Monday that 4,600 teachers would be laid off due to budget cuts, Schools Chancellor Cathie Black took her roadshow to Williamsburg, where she was verbally assaulted by nearly 200 seething Williamsburg parents and teachers. Comments (9).

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Friday, Feb. 25, 2011

Rabbi denies molestation of pre-teen

Williamsburg: A Williamsburg rabbi pleaded not guilty last week to molesting a youngster over a four-year period. Comment.

Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011

First the anger, now the lawsuit over Greenpoint Hospital

Greenpoint: The city gave a chosen developer an unfair advantage over its rival when it awarded development rights to the former Greenpoint Hospital to a Queens construction company last year, a bombshell lawsuit charges. Comments (2).

Come on, feel the noise! Alma Lounge is so loud, it’s sending neighbors to the hospital

Brooklyn Is Angry: A raucous Williamsburg nightclub plays its dance music so loudly it sent its sleepless neighbors to the hospital. Comments (6).