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Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Brooklyn calling: Karaoke night is for punk rock lovers

Music: Celine Dion is not welcome at this karaoke night. Comments (5).

Monday, May 6, 2013

Fried chicken the Brooklyn way: New W’burg eatery serves up waffles, vegan option

Dining: A touch of Southern charm has landed on Bedford Avenue. Comments (1).

State’s top lawmen says Greenpoint truck stop gouged post-Sandy customers

Greenpoint: Wait a second — there is a truck stop in Brooklyn? Comment.

Friday, May 3, 2013

Skinny Dennis: A new honky-tonk bar in Williamsburg

Bar Scrawl: The Brooklyn Paper’s drinking illustrator checks out a country and bluegrass joint on Metropolitan. Comment.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Movie madness: Filmakers raise $18K to get flick in can. Meanwhile, their subject gets charged with rape

Williamsburg: Two young female filmmakers who became infatuated with an overweight, often shirtless Williamsburg eccentric while filming a movie about his life, have convinced the masses to donate thousands of dollars to help them finish their masterpiece — while its temperamental subject sits in cell on Rikers Island convicted of menacing his neighbors. Comments (13).

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

A flea too many

Williamsburg: Some Williamsburg residents are up in arms over the Brooklyn Flea and Smorgasburg, claiming the borough’s celebrations of tchotchke shopping and locavore meals have turned East River State Park into a circus. Comments (63).

Monday, April 29, 2013

Green$pace! Advocates fear Bushwick Inlet Park will go private

Williamsburg: Williamsburg park lovers are worried that the city will let apartments rise up in the planned Bushwick Inlet Park because of the glacial pace it is taking to fund the greenspace. Comments (22).

Awesome! Max Fish reeled across West River

Awesome: Manhattan’s loss is once again Brooklyn’s gain. Comments (4).

Friday, April 26, 2013

City to dredge Newtown Creek

Greenpoint: For nearly 40 years, the filthy silt at the bottom of Newtown Creek has been untouched by human dredgers. That’s about to change. Comments (4).

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