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Photo by Adam Lerner “5 Boro Bike Tour” Is Set for Sunday, Crosses Verrazano  [BklynEagle] Two Arrested in Killing of Livery-Cab Driver  [NYT] McGuinness Speedway claims another life in Greenpoint  [BklynPaper] McGuinness is Brooklyn’s killer boulevard, deaths and study show  [DailyNews] Lights, Camera, Pierogi: Movies in Greenpoint  [NYT] Now Onstage, Spaces to Lust For  [NYT] Resist more…

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Photo by Adam Lerner Another National Drug Store Chain Opening Waterfront Superstore  [LMag] NYPD turns out in force for eviction  [NYFocus] Councilman Levin wants changes to Williamsburg Domino plan  [Crain’s] Brooklynites Weigh in on Domino Site Plans  [NY1] Mean Streets: Lookout at this Williamsburg intersection  [BklynPaper] Levin wants this “Domino” to fall  [Courier]

Smack Mellon’s Kentucky Derby Party & Art Auction Benefit

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hroughout the Derby-themed event, enjoy mint juleps and home-style southern food. Guests bet on horses (which determines the order in which artwork is selected) and the race is projected large on the gallery wall. The benefit will raise funds to support Smack Mellon’s programs, including the Exhibition Program,

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Domino Sugar Southside Brooklyn View

Aaron Short & Courier Guide to the Best Tacos in Williamsburg  [Courier] Today in Awesome New York Signage: Chasid’s Rec Center Bathrooms  [VVoice] Brooklyn Growth Show in Subway Ridership Figures  [BrooklynEagle] Faith No More Williamsburg Waterfront show #2 presale  [BrooklynVegan]

Street Style + Links


Photo by Eric Wolman City Awards Greenpoint Hospital redevelopment contract  to upstate co.  [BrooklynPaper] Stop-by-Stop, Subway’s Growth and Decline in 2009  [NYT] Two-Wheeled Tribes / The Bespoke Commuter  [NYT] Williamsburg Scourge: “Bridge and Tunnel” crowds … from Manhattan  [NYPost]

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Photo by Carrie Beckmann Williamsburg Art and Historical Center Festival Concert Series  [sequenzia21] TASTE Wlsbrg/Grnpt—Great Food, Great Hood, Great Cause  [WineCellarSorbets] Photos of Blue Bottle Coffee  [coffeebeaners] Ninjas Attack Williamsburg  [anarchistnews] Fashion Goes Farm to Table  [NYT] Traif, Williamsburg, and Troll—A Redux  [LettersofThought]

Street Style: Fur Yur Infurmation

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While the Icelandic volcano par excellence Eyjafjallajökull has been playing its part in keeping Europe grounded, over here on Bedford Avenue, Maria Paulina Balgobin, a student from Norway

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Photo by Carrie Beckmann The Rookie! Levin, fresh off big win, now fights Bloomy on Domino  [BklynPaper] Williamsburg Assemblyman “Crazy Joe” Lentol Wants to Legalize Poker  [LMag] Pix From Pies-N-Thighs in Williamsburg  [VVoice] The Unholy Mess In Montreal’s “Williamsburg”  [FailedMessiah]

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Photo by Eric Wolman Not Everyone Feeling the Love at Williamsburg’s Domino Day  [Curbed] Black-Clad Agitators (Anarchists? Nihilists? Raiders Fans?) Run Amok  [LMag] Census Causes a Stir in North Brooklyn  [BushwickBK] Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 12:55 P.M. City Room  [NYT] Mentalist R.J. Williams to Appear on Jeremy Halpern’s Variety Show  [BwayWorld]

Community Meetings (via NAG)

Tuesday 4/20: Grow Your Parks – The Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn presents Grow Your Parks: a Forum for Park Lovers to Share Ideas for Making our Parks Better. Propose Your Own Park Improvement Idea; Vote on Proposed Projects; and Hear Updates from NYC Department of Parks & Recreation.  6:30pm at Polish National Home (a.k.a. Warsaw), 261 Driggs Avenue/Eckford Street. Wednesday 4/21: Williamsburg more…

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Photo by Eric Wolman Center for Architecture Opens Exhibit on Plans for Domino Sugar  [DailyNews] In Brooklyn, a gentle clash over unkosher food and bike lanes  [WSJ] Pigging Out in Kosher Williamsburg  [NYPost] Hidden inventory will hit NYC home prices  [NYPost] Libation Owners Convert Former Hope Lounge to GoodCo  [Eater] Hipster and Hassid Gallery Show on more…

The City Reliquary Presents: Meals and Spiels

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An Evening of Dinner & Lectures about NYC’s Food! The City Reliquary Museum and Civic Organization, in partnership with a host of Brooklyn’s finest purveyors of food, is putting on an event that is NOT to be missed. The First Ever “Meals and Spiels, An Evening of Dinner & Lectures about NYC’s Food!” will focus more…

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Photo by Carrie Beckmann Stephen Colbert Takes on Williamsburg  [NYMag] Street Artist Swoon to Headline in East River Park  [LMag] It’s a wheely bad time on the Williamsburg Bridge  [BklynPaper] Pop and Rock Listings  [NYT] Spring Tastings at Brouwerij Lane  [Greenpointers]