Paulie Gees: Pizza Rules!

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Pizza fanatics may know Paulie Gee from his food blog on A computer geek turned pizza aficionado, Paulie Giannone built a small dome shaped pizza oven in his backyard in New Jersey and started to experiment with toppings and dough.

Memorial Weekend Sunday + Links


Photo by Carrie Beckmann Greenpoint Memorial Day Parade, Moving Tribute to Veterans  [DailyNews] Greenpoint Library Closed for Summer  [Greenpointers] Greenpoint Business Association  [Greenpointers] Partygoer falls off balcony, impales head on fence—survives!  [DailyNews]

The Daily Photo + Links


Photo by Carrie Beckmann Williamsburg Gets Indie Theatre  [Gothamist] Sashimi at the Movies  [GrubSt] When Williamsburg was a separate city  [EphemeralNY] Visitors From Berlin, Their Gear Full of Blips and Syncopations  [NYT] Shop til you’re thirsty  [NYT]

The Daily Photo + Links


Photo by Williamsburg construction foreman Luis Zaruma dies after five-story fall  [DailyNews] Sniffing Out New Scents In Brooklyn’s Williamsburg  [WSJ] Jessica Oshita searches for subway hero, union worker John Busch saves girl  [DailyNews] South Williamsburg Community Groups Want to Build Park Over BQE  [LMag] Dinner and a Movie—coming soon to Williamsburg  [BrooklynPaper] Family of killed more…

The Daily Photo + Links


Photo by Eric Wolman White Egrets in the Newtown Creek  [Nessus] $425K Bushwick Dog Park Coming 2011  [BushwickBK] When Passengers Spit, Bus Drivers Take Months Off  [NYT] Ludacris f. Trey Songz, “Sex Room”  [Suite903] Knickerbocker’s New ‘Green’ Condo Unveiled  [BushwickBK] Our world starts in Greenpoint  [BrooklynBowl]

The Daily Photo + Links


Photo by Eric Wolman Bushwick Indie Film Star Yanillys Perez to walk Red Carpet in Cannes  [KNDO] 90 Miles Upstate, A Brooklyn Feel  [NYT] Beware! Counterfeit Cash Circulating Bedford Ave  [BrooklynPaper] L-Train Outages: Sorry Bushwick  [BK365] The Pigeon Master of Delancey  [ScoutingNY] Broke-Ass Stuart’s Greenpoint Memorial Weekend Guide  [broke-ass]

Deuce 7 + friends @ Secret Project Robot

Photo courtesy Secret Project Robot c. Jaime Rojo

Deuce 7 is a prolific street artist from the Midwest whose work you’ve probably seen even if you aren’t familiar with his name. He’s got something of a following with people who follow street art but also maintains a low profile and there’s definitely an air of mystery surrounding him.

The Daily Photo + Links


Photo by Carrie Beckmann Judge Agrees to Consider Bias Claims in Brooklyn Zoning Suit  [NYT] How NYC Hasids smuggled club drugs—and inspired a new film  [NYPost] Pathway to Broken hip (No. 1 bike-crash zone)  [NYPost] Suit Alleging Racism In Brooklyn Zoning Moves Ahead  [Gothamist] Turk’s News in Brief: the Gipper’s Smelly Legacy  [WilliamsburgObserver] It was more…

The Daily Photo + Links


Photo by Pratt graduate Caledonia ‘Swoon’ Curry crafts quake-proof hut for Haiti  [DailyNews] Top 10 NYC Pieces that Could Be by Banksy  [Gothamist] ‘Bike to Work’ Events Celebrate Bike Commuting  [BrooklynEagle] Bushwick resident dies in Astoria train accident  [Pereira]

Cafe Au Sandwich Board News at Champion Coffee

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For those of us who thirst for a daily drop of celebrity news, Champion Coffee, the slender, sunny corridor of a shop on Manhattan Ave between Dupont and Clay streets, always shares the word on a sidewalk sandwich board that’s full of tidbits concerning the talented and alluring.