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Sunday, March 21, 2010

Williamsburg

No Sugar Please, Levin Opposes Domino

City Councilmember Steve Levin (D-Williamsburg) joined a growing list of opponents to the New Domino rezoning by stating his support for Community Board 1’s recommendation of disapproval. Comment.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Brooklyn Courier

Park Slope merchants fear meter hike

Pricier parking meters might make it heaven for drivers searching for a parking spot — but if the city raises rates in Park Slope, it will be a living hell for local shopkeepers, merchants said this week. Comment.
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Dancewave cashes in

A Park Slope dance troupe is one step closer to international acclaim. Comment.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Brooklyn Courier

Bridging the divide between Park Slope and Ghana

Charitable St. Francis Xavier School fifth and sixth graders have embraced and corresponded with the Ayeltige Primary School in Ghana so that they can enjoy a cultural exchange as well asdonate money and supplies to the West African Catholic institution. Comment.
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Grabbing some justice

Grabbing some justice Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Low expectations

Low expectations Comment.
Williamsburg

City Planning Offers a “Rose” for ‘Burg

This “Rose” has been revived. Comment.
Williamsburg

Newtown Creek’s New Labs

The city’s largest wastewater treatment plant keeps coming up with ways to better treat our waste. Comment.
Williamsburg

Hold The Sugar! Board Rejects New Domino

In the end, it was a sugar overload. Comment.
Williamsburg

A Kefi Cafe in ‘Burg?

Is popular Greek chef Michael Psilakis, of the Upper West Side institution Kefi (505 Columbus Avenue and 84th Street), looking to bring warm feta salad, pork souvlaki, and walnut ice cream to Williamsburg? Comment.
Williamsburg

Hold That Coffee! Starbucks Not Coming to ‘Burg

A Williamsburg bagel store’s rent will double next year, leaving its owner scrambling, and sparking fresh concerns from local merchants that another chain could soon be taking its place. Comment.
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Four 76th Precinct cops receive high praise, awards

On Jan. 11, officers Damien Clarke and Jesse Zhong were on routine patrol when they heard a crash in the vicinity of 276 Van Brunt Street. The cops, according to Captain Kenneth Corey, the commanding officer of the 76th Precinct, expected to see a car accident — but instead saw a damaged roll down security gate. Comment.
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Crime slides in 76th Precinct

Despite a trio of Red Hook robberies that kept residents wary last month, overall crime in the 76th Precinct continues to slide in the 76th Precinct. Comment.

Monday, March 15, 2010

Williamsburg

Spike Hill Is Williamsburg’s St. Patrick’s Day Central

Williamsburg’s Spike Hill will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2010 with five days of music, food and festivities, March 13-17. Comment.

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