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Southside History Comes Alive in New Domino-Site Mural

It’s slated for demolition, but until then, the Domino Sugar Factory on Kent Avenue is home to a new mural...

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Nets Superstar Brings Back Celebrity Dodgeball Event

Brooklyn Nets’ All-Star point guard, Deron Williams, is bringing back his annual charity dodgeball tourney to New York City this...

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Online Tool Helps Predict Taxi Wait Times

AddressReport, the comprehensive property research guide, which recently re-launched its website, is surging ahead with the addition of new...

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Can a Community Rooftop Garden Offset the Imprint of Another Williamsburg Hotel?

With diminishing space on the ground in hot real estate markets like North Brooklyn, the sky isn’t just the limit,...

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Police Blotters: 90th Precinct

Shoot and Run

A 23-year-old was shot by a bandana-wearing thug, while visiting his friend on Clymer Street on the night...

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Finding Food for Low-Income Kids After Camp, Before School

The week before school kicks off its new academic year in September is usually the time when low-income children experience...

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Tanay Warerkar

Future Greenpoint? Clean Air, Water, and Canoeing on the Creek

North Brooklyn youth are doing their part to ensure that Greenpoint’s environmental future is not quite bleak as its past,...

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G Train Reappears, Free Transfers to J and M Lines Disappear

The G Train is back in full-service this week, but the neighborhood’s transportation woes are far from over.

Commuters, local residents,...

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Senate Primary Pits Six-Term Incumbent with Housing Activist

The race for the 18th State Senatorial District, which includes parts of Greenpoint, Williamsburg, Bushwick, Cypress Hills, City-Line, East New...

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Meet Your District Leader Candidates: Michael Brienza

1. What about your background qualifies you to serve as District Leader?

I am a lifelong resident of this district and...

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Meet Your District Leader Candidates: Nick Rizzo

Two relative newcomers to local politics, Nick Rizzo and Michael Brienza, will face off in the upcoming District Leader elections...

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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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