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Williamsburg–Greenpoint–Bushwick

Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013

No love loft! G’point warehouse tenants get the boot ahead of hotel conversion by fallen starchitect

Greenpoint: Tenants of a Greenpoint warehouse are getting the boot to make room for a hotel designed by an architecture firm with a long history of pushing the limits of legality, according to plans filed with the city. Comments (17).

Cops: Suspect shoots man twice from behind

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

Gunmen hold up man for cellphone, cash

Greenpoint: Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment.

Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013

Let it grow! City OKs McCarren Park expansion, forcing drivers to look elsewhere for the kind of park space they crave

Williamsburg: McCarren park is about to get bigger, forcing drivers to go around so that park lovers can go greener. Comments (10).

Cops seeking suspect in attempted W’burg home invasion rape, $12,000 reward offered

Williamsburg: A man sneaked into a Williamsburg apartment and tried to rape a woman sleeping inside, police said. Comments (1).

Monday, Sept. 16, 2013

Sawed off! Greenpoint car part thieves cause catalytic catastrophe

Greenpoint: A rash of thefts of an obscure car part that helps filter exhaust is dirtying the air in Greenpoint and has cops and victims, well, fuming. Comment.

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