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Photo © Geralyn Shukwit The Williamsburg Art Wok Gets Cooking this Sat  [PaperMag] War of the Roses: Satmar sect split seeps into zoning showdown  [Courier] Two Arrested in the Bedford Bike Lane Battles [nbc] Clairvoyant Pop-Up Shop This Weekend, Dec. 10, 11, 12  [mcbrooklyn] Evolution of the Hipster 2000-2009  [turboclaw] Broadway Triangle housing plan gets City  More > >

Isabella Rossellini Shows for Shorts @ WORD

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Photo: Vincent Onorati Green Porno came to Greenpoint. Is it possible you’ve not heard of Green Porno? Actress Isabella Rossellini, Green Porno series’ writer, director and sole human actor, explained to a packed crowd at Coco66, last night, that she wanted to do some directing, and she loves animals, and one of the positives about  More > >

Brave Brooklyn: Exhibit Silent Auction 12/11

Brave Brooklyn is an art exhibition and silent auction to benefit the Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn and its programs to restore and develop local parks. Along with various works by sculptor Richard Serra and visual artist Fred Tomaselli, among others, this exhibition features the artwork of artists proposing new public art projects. Closing reception and silent auction open  More > >

The Daily Photo + Links

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Photo © Geralyn Shukwit Bike Lane Conflict Intensifies: Cops Nab Hipster Line Painters  [NYPost] Sisters Design Furniture Inspired by L Train  [NYT] Exploring the “Ugly-Beautiful” New Cinema of Williamsburg  [NYPress] Cross Your Fingers: Pool Parties Likely to Stay at Waterfront  [gothamist]

The Daily Photo + Links

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Photo © Geralyn Shukwit Cyclists draw the line—literally—after lane removal  [NY1] Century Vintage “Retro” Condos Ready for Occupancy  [brooklyneagle] War of the Roses: Rival Hasidic Factions Bring Feud to Waterfront  [yournabe] Papacitos Proprietor Promises French bar tabac for Greenpoint   [nypress]

This Fashion Decade in the Voice of Peter Graves

For those who weren’t subject to my parents’ cable television viewing choices during the 90s, my fellow Minnesotan Peter Graves (born 1926), was the host of the A&E documentary series “Biography.” His folksy charm and baritone voice lent extra polish to profiles of notable persons throughout history. This is not to mention his geek cred  More > >