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Tanay Warerkar

Many Greenpoint Businesses Flourish Despite G-Train Shutdown

There’s only week left until the beleaguered G-train resumes its service between Court Square in Long Island City and Nassau...

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Brooklyn Expo Center Opens Doors with Antiques Fair

The much talked about Greenpoint Expo Center will open its doors this September when it hosts the first ever Brooklyn...

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Tanay Warerkar

More Green for Parks in Borough President’s 2015 Budget

Brooklyn parks are set to receive a major facelift.

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams announced a ten percent increase in parks...

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National Irish Catholic Group Elects Greenpoint Native President

A daughter of Greenpoint is ensuring that Irish culture isn’t diminished in the United States while supporting the rights of...

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Kosciuszko Bridge Turns 75 Amid Reconstruction Hoopla

It was a bittersweet moment for one of the neighborhood’s icons – the Kosciuszko Bridge turned 75 years old on...

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Allez Francophiles! Coucou Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Multiculturalism is thriving in North Brooklyn.

For proof, just look to Coucou Brooklyn, a French-language school and cultural center created by...

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Police Blotters: 90th Precinct

Bar Brawl

A 25-year-old man was stabbed in the left lung during a brawl in front a Hooper Street bar, according...

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Tanay Warerkar

Lindsay Park Residents Allege Corruption Among Board

Dozens gathered in front of the Lindsay Park Housing Corporation headquarters on Union Avenue Tuesday night to protest the alleged...

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First Set of “Brooklyn Made,” Products Announced

The Brooklyn brand – with its influence reaching as far as continental Europe and beyond – is growing ever strong.

On...

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Jeff Mann

Greenpoint Y Ushers in a New Crop of Environmental Activists

A Greenpoint YMCA summer program to shepherd-in the neighborhood’s young environmental scientists ended this past week with a showcase...

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Sarah Quhshi

Handmade Haven At This Greenpoint Pop-Up

If you’re looking for the best selection of North Brooklyn crafted goods, make your way to Takbir – a week-long...

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David Katz

Taste Williamsburg Greenpoint Returns to Support New Community Center

The annual food festival celebrating North Brooklyn’s finest culinary options is returning to the neighborhood on September 7 at the...

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Police Blotters: 94th Precinct

Squatter Trouble

Police responded to a 911 call in the early hours of August 15 from a 53-year-old Norman Avenue resident...

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Police Blotters: 90th Precinct

Cougar Town

This Cougar certainly wasn’t on the prowl.

An 86-year-old woman was robbed by her 35-year-old boyfriend in the afternoon of...

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New Law Seeks to Ease Overcrowding in City Schools

Tales of the woes of overcrowding in city schools might just subside in the coming years, thanks in large part...

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