Greenpoint Gazette

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  • Red Star Bar: Come for the Nachos Read more >

    Red Star Bar: Come for the Nachos

    When you think about the wild range of bars available in the combined areas of Greenpoint and Williamsburg, and all the different nightlife-type options contained therein, the concept of sports bars probably does not spring immediately to mind. In fact, you might not even think that a sports bar, a genuine, un-ironic, non-dive-y sports bar, […]

  • Check Your “Cyn”-icism at the Door Read more >

    Check Your “Cyn”-icism at the Door

    If Cyn Lounge sounds like a ridiculous name for a bar, that’s fair enough. It’s owned by the same people who thought it was an awesome idea to have a place called Rock Star Bar on Kent and South 4th with life-sized mermaid statues hanging from the ceiling, so minimalist statements are not in order […]

  • Playing God: Nate Hill, A.D.A.M and E.V.E. Read more >

    Playing God: Nate Hill, A.D.A.M and E.V.E.

    Forget the Bible, this is Brooklyn and New Yorkers don’t generally go by the books. Sure, the mega-developments in Williamsburg could be likened to modern day towers of Babel, and there are probably enough dead things floating in Newtown Creek to breed more plagues than you could shake a staff at. But if our metropolis […]

  • Meet Senator Squadron Read more >

    Meet Senator Squadron

    2008 is shaping up to be a historic year for both federal and state politics, and with change on everybody’s mind, there’s no better time for a newbie like Daniel Squadron to explode onto the political scene. 28-year-old Squadron was elected into the New York State Senate Tuesday evening, earning his seat with an astounding […]

  • St. Stan’s Gets Out the Vote Read more >

    St. Stan’s Gets Out the Vote

    Election mania swept across the gymnasium at St. Stanislaus Kostka on Driggs Avenue Tuesday morning, as students were called by grade to line up and cast their Presidential vote at special makeshift voting stations set up by the school. Students were also invited to dress like a candidate and/or write a campaign speech for one […]

  • Shooting on Graham Avenue Read more >

    Shooting on Graham Avenue

    On Halloween night, Alex Mora, 37, got tricked after breaking into an off-duty police officer’s home in search of a treat. According to DCPI, the New York Police Department’s public information office, at 1:36 PM on October 31st Mora broke into the residence, wielding a hammer and what appeared to be a tire iron. The […]

  • BP Honors Brooklyn’s Polish Heritage Read more >

    BP Honors Brooklyn’s Polish Heritage

    Cameras flashed, food sizzled and community members gathered at the Polish Night celebration at Brooklyn’s Borough Hall last Wednesday. Polish Night, an annual reception to honor the conclusion of the month of Polish-American heritage, drew in the biggest crowd of Brooklyn’s Polish community to date, to receive honors, listen to speeches, eat Polish food, dance […]

  • A Marred Deal for MarJam Read more >

    A Marred Deal for MarJam

    Approximately eight years ago, a small plot of land became available as several gas tanks were demolished at the former site of the Former Greenpoint Manufactured Gas Plant on Vandervoort Avenue. Mark Buller, the co-president of MarJam Supply Co., a building supply company, jumped at the chance to build the company headquarters here, on a […]

  • Police Blotter (Oct 20-29) Read more >

    Police Blotter (Oct 20-29)

    10/20 Attempted assault on Wythe Avenue: The victim was entering her apartment building at the front doorway. As she was checking her mailbox, a six-foot tall black male, wearing a brown jacket, forced himself inside the lobby. He then blocked the doorway and began asking her questions. He began to get upset as she tried […]

  • OSA Kick-Off Meeting Read more >

    OSA Kick-Off Meeting

    The Open Space Alliance Community Committee held its first meeting on Monday November 3rd at the Brooklyn Brewery in Williamsburg. The Open Space Alliance (OSA), a public-private alliance to advocate for parks and open spaces in North Brooklyn, presented their plan to improve McCarren Park, as well as to develop new parks. The meeting also […]

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