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Photo: NYC Parks McCarren pool Evidence of Being: Conversation with pioneer Wlsbrg artist Richard Humann  [Dante] A newly unemployed mother’s musings: A cool blog [Melifera] 3rd Ward’s free fall magazine is hot off the presses / Click to download copy: [3rdWardMag] Schumer, Beyonce and Jay-Z Hang Out at Williamsburg’s Pool Party [BrooklyntheBorough]

The Daily Photo + Links

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Photo: Curbed Birthday celebration for Michael Jackson in Prospect Park  [RollingStone] ‘MOTH’ spreads wings to radio  [NYPost] Pioneer resto Planet Thai shuttered (and looking for new space?)  [Curbed] Otte Gives Williamsburg Two Week’s Notice  [Curbed] URBAN ART PROJECTS to present a multi-disciplinary festival [LydiaBell]

The Daily Photo + Links / weekend

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Photo: Lord of the Lines / Quotes Daddy *on rain* 37 Artists participating in ’09 Whitney’s Biennial, 70 Greenpoint Av, 8/28-30  [ArtCat] TransAlt Sponsoring Council Debate at Automotive HS, 9/1, 7pm  [TransAlt] Bloomy ain’t the only mayor in town  [BrooklynPaper] Open call for vendors for new Greenpoint Food Market  [updownacross]

Avella/Thompson Face Off in 1st Public Debate

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Photo: James Keivom The night started off sweet, with Democratic mayoral contenders Tony Avella (left) and Bill Thompson (right) paying their respects to Sen. Ted Kennedy, whose passing swept the news in the morning. Then the gloves came off, and both candidates went swinging, their attacks landing not on each other, but on Mayor Michael more…

The Daily Photo + Links

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Photo: Barbara Dziegielewska Brooklyn “Bicycle Man” Brings Hasids and Hipsters Together  [Forward] Book Review: “Bargaining for Brooklyn”–sociologist N. Marwell (A. Short) [BushwickBK] Humour: blog post about taking a trapeze class at Streb Lab  [NoisiestPassenger] Glasslands Gallery seeks part-time interns  [GraphicDesign]

The Daily Photo + Links

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Photo: Nathan Kensinger FEAST grantee Brooklyn Torch (money makers) on Brian Lehrer  [NPR] Sound Fix is fixin’ to move to Berry & North 11, “bigger and better” [SoundFix] CB #1 Transportation Chair Teresa Toro Opinion Post-Rezoning  [GreenpointStar] FREE BIKE! When you sign up for any annual 3rd Ward membership [3rdWard] Environmental group Times Up! hosting bike tour of Newtown more…

The Daily Photo + Links

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A Reporter looks at financials behind the new Finger building: “The Albero”  [UrbanDigs] NYC Guide to Flea Markets, many in Williamsburg/Greenpoint  [LifeStyler] Look Up!  It’s a bird, no it’s a plane, no it’s a rooftop chalet!  [HuffPost] Michael Jackson to be celebrated in Prospect Park  [BrooklynVegan]

Brand X 2009 / Love of Motorcycles TODAY

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Sunday, August 23rd at 168 North 14th Street  10AM to 6PM                                                          Art and Live Music Extravaganza: Action painting by Naoki Iwakawa and Total Eclipse           more…

The Daily Photo + Links / weekend

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Photo: BlackBookMag Artists & Fleas Summer Blow-out!  [ArtistFleas] The weekend’s 5 big events, and what to do after  [TimeOutNY] Pulaski Bridge Repairs To Begin  [BrooklynEagle] Celebrating the life of Carlos Alvarez  [NYPost]

The Daily Photo + Links

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Photo: Peter Buehner North Brooklyn Group to print local money: “Greenpoint greenbacks”  [BklynDailyEagle] Brooklyn rallies to arms in Revolutionary War re-enactment  [24/7] Ralph Lauren Hits the Bar in Williamsburg  [NewYorkMag] Yassky wants to move past Wall Street  [QueensChronicle]

The Daily Photo + Links

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Photo/Newtown Creek: mercurialn Transportation Alternatives takes pulse on NYC office-seekers [TriStateTransCampaign] NYC fall bars preview ’09; some new local bars  [Metromix] Who Needs Cones When You’ve Got Beer, Doughnuts, and Cookies?  [Flavorwire] An Open Call for Community Organizers and Volunteers [NAG]

The Daily Photo + Links

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Photo: Jessica Dimmock for the NYT Artists live on The Waterpod Project on the Hudson and East River  [ArchDaily] 7 Eleven to open 10 new locations this year, one in Greenpoint  [TheRealDeal] Williamsburg resident, Christoper David, and pups, profiled in [TimeOutNY] Jazz at local bar Zebulon keep the rythms going  [NYT] How Much is Too Much for more…

The Daily Photo + Links

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Photo: Williamsburgnerd.com Greenpoint resident saves falcon chick from gang of pigeons  [Newsday] Crowded Council race in District 33: community marked by change  [Gotham Gazette] Bike to Governors Island from Williamsburg for weekend festivals  [Bikeandthecity.com]

The Daily Photo + Links

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Happy Birthday Mae West!  (Born in Greenpoint or Bushwick?) [Daily Eagle] Brooklyn is a major “couch surfing” hub  [Brokelyn] Tribute to “Godfather” of Skateboard at Autumn Bowl in Greenpoint  [NYT] Finger Building gets downsized, and the neighborhood counts its blessings [Crain’s]

The Daily Photo + Links weekend

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Photo/Newtown Creek: [Jackie Weisberg] Criminal landlord behaves badly on Northside  [Greenpoint Gazette] Everything you wanted to know about Greenpoint Ave bridge  [The Newtown Pentacle] Brooklynksi Summer Sale: 20% off eco-umbrellas, sunglasses & more… [Brooklynski]

The Daily Photo + Links

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Photo/Greendome Garden: Avigail Milder Term Limits, Slush Fund debated by Quinn/Kurland/Passannante-Derr  [Bloombergwatch] Williamsburg, not just place with restaurants—A Dining Destination  [Papermag] Open Space Alliance selling Pool Party VIP tickets  [Brooklyn Vegan] Rooftop Film presents The Trachtenburg Family Slideshow at Automotive HS  [ReadJunk]

The Daily Photo + Links

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Photo: James Wagner Condo Shame: Hipsters Buying Shiny, Well-Priced Apartments.  [NY Observer] The Knitting Factory opens on Metropolitan Ave on Sept 7.  [Brooklyn Vegan] Candy “Crack” Delivery Service in Greenpoint/Williamsburg only.  [PSFK] Open Letter to Dist 34 Council Candidates: What about Pre-Primary Debate!? [A Short Story] New Rules of the Road handbook for cyclists [Trans Alt]