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Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010


Hipster Book Deal Party Not Ironic

If you wrote a blog called “Stuff Hipsters Hate” and were offered a book deal, what’s the first thing that you would do? Comment.

Warehouse Burglary Heightens Concern

A recent spate of burglaries in a Williamsburg warehouse has the 90th Precinct officers on the alert for a suspect. Comment.

Moviehouse Celebrates V-Day, Celebrity Death

With couples frolicking in drifts of snow seemingly everywhere this past weekend, what was a single guy or gal to do? Comment.

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010


Burg’s Most Eligible Bachelor is... Brian Cheigh!

Ladies and gentlemen... but mostly ladies... your Williamsburg Most Eligible Bachelor is Brian Cheigh! Comment.

Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010

Brooklyn Courier

City aims to expand Slope district

The city is inching forward with a plan to expand the Park Slope Historic District, an area its backers say faces real threats if protections are not secured. Comment.

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Judging Brooklyn’s Judges

You can’t judge a book by its cover, but you can judge a judge by her political allegiances. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Landmarks approvals two downtown projects

The city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission Tuesday approved Certificates of Appropriateness for development and work on sites in two historic districts in the Downtown area. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

City Point Project gets green light for stimulus funds

The city’s Board of the New York City Capital Resource Corporation (NYCCRC) last week gave a final green light to a $20 million infusion of federal stimulus funds to get the long-stalled City Point Tower project started. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Salt mountain to be better maintained: official

Steps are already in place to secure mountains of salt at the Red Hook container terminal, an official there vowed this week. Comment.

Trophy Bar License Renewed

Don’t hoist that Trophy just yet. Comment.

Sugarland! “New Domino” Sweetens Up CB1

Williamsburg residents are divided over whether the plan to rezone the former Domino Sugar refinery is sweet or sour. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

78th Precinct cops honored

Keen eyes and great tactics helped earn two cops top honors from the 78th Precinct Community Council. Comment.

DEC expands Meeker plume testing

State Environmental and Health officials released new findings regarding a soil gas plume underneath Meeker Avenue in the northeast corner of Greenpoint, which include the discovery of very high levels of a toxin in the groundwater on an industrial lot. Comment.

Yucon’t always get what you want

More affordable housing could be coming to Williamsburg, but community leaders are critical of a development proposal that they believe does not go far enough to meet the neighborhood’s needs. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Crime ticks up in 76th Precinct

The new decade has seen an increase in crime reported in the 76th Precinct, police statistics show. Comment.

Monday, Feb. 15, 2010


Bedford Avenue’s Honorary Artist Luis Rivera Dies

On a street that has undergone more cultural transformation than perhaps any street in Brooklyn’s recent history, the late Williamsburg-based artist Luis Rivera was not a well-known celebrity. Comment.

3rd Ward Calls For New Artist

3rd Ward is bigger than ever. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

St. Francis Xavier observes Catholic Schools Week

To commemorate Catholic Schools Week, St. Francis Xavier Elementary School’s administration, faculty, staff and students participated in a number of fun and educational activities. Comment.

Come Play in the Sandbox, Shipping Included

Looking for a place to ship your packages worldwide while also checking out a film screening, play video games, or listen in on an acclaimed DJ series? Comment.
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Seventh Avenue to make a BID

A movement is underfoot to create a business improvement district for one of Park Slope’s premier avenues. Comment.

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