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Photo: baldpunk Williamsburg DJ Solange Raulston Killed by Truck While Cycling  [VV] Philosophical Proof Santa Claus Exists—Tonite @ Pete’s  [CultureMob] Mayor & Parks Commissioner Break Ground at McCarren Pool  [GrnptGazette] Food: The Choices? Rum and Rum  [NYT] DIY Bedford Ave Bike Lane Fades to Black in S. Wlsburg  [Gothamist] Goofy grief at bike-lane ‘funeral’  [NYPost]  More > >

Weekend Fairs & Sample Sales & Trunk Sales

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GRAND ST / PEACHFROG / THE PARLOUR / IN GOD WE TRUST / TASK On deck for this evening from 6-9pm is The Grand Adventure. Swing by any business on Grand St between Marcy and Kent Aves displaying paper candlelight lanterns, known as “farolitos,” for discounts, drinks and munchies. Just mention the phrase “Grand Adventure”  More > >

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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


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 > >

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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]

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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]