Filed under: 11206, 11211, 11222, 11249, East Williamsburg, East Williamsburg Brooklyn, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic, Williamsburg, Williamsburg Brooklyn
I present for your edification, gentle readers, the agenda for next week’s Community Board 1 meeting! As you can see there are a great many sidewalk cafe and liquor license renewals on the proverbial table. If any of you have anything to say about any of these items this is the time to speak up folks! Remember you must sign up by 6:15 p.m.!
Filed under: 11206, Dog Shit Signage, East Williamsburg, East Williamsburg Brooklyn, The Word On The Street
From Montrose Avenue.
Filed under: 11206, East Williamsburg, East Williamsburg Brooklyn, Gentrification, The Word On The Street
Taken September 30, 2013.
As taken today by the one and only Bitchcakes. Great shot!
Filed under: 11206, East Williamsburg, East Williamsburg Brooklyn, The Word On The Street
Taken September 5, 2013.
Filed under: 10003, East Williamsburg, East Williamsburg Brooklyn, The Word On The Street
From East 10 Street.
Filed under: 11206, 11211, Brooklyn, Bushwick, Bushwick Brooklyn, East Williamsburg, East Williamsburg Brooklyn, Ridgewood, Ridgewood Queens
(in Brooklyn, that is)
My anonymous tipster, “T” writes:
You may have seen these, but just in case. Posted up under the train along Broadway.. On almost every truss/pillar.
Actually, I have not. But then again:
1. I received this mailer from a tipster who resides in the 34th.
2. I reside in the 33rd— wherein a great many of my fellow citizens seem to be in a state of denial that our incumbent City Councilman, Steve Levin, was the Chief of Staff and in fact mentored by this lovely fellow.
Why is this so? For starters, I’d hazard to guess that when compared to David Yassky or Ken Fisher, Levin’s predecessors, he seems like an improvement. The sad fact is, Levin probably is an improvement.
But that just goes to show how low the expectations are here in Greenpoint— and how disappointed I am that no attention by reformers is being directed to the “race” here. Yes, there is one…
Supplemental/suggested reading: this tome by City & State. Here’s a choice passage:
…Possibly the most bizarre example of the staffer-as-candidate phenomenon is taking place right now in Brooklyn, where two former chiefs of staff to Assemblyman Vito Lopez, Council Members Stephen Levin and Diana Reyna, currently occupy neighboring districts. In a veritable warren of political intrigue, Lopez is running against Reyna’s chief of staff, Antonio Reynoso, while next door Levin is making every effort to pretend that his own re-election campaign has nothing whatsoever to do with the scandals plaguing his former boss…
Filed under: 11206, Criminal Activity, East Williamsburg, East Williamsburg Brooklyn, WTF
You know the drill, north Brooklynites: if you have seen Oliver (who was apparently last seen in East Williamsburg wearing a Louis Vuitton collar) or know of his whereabouts, please say something to his people. STAT.
Filed under: 11206, East Williamsburg, East Williamsburg Brooklyn, Urban Artifact, Urban Fur
One of yours truly’s favorite ferals, Callie, holds court.
Not only she has acquired a new friend, but anyone seeking to get a jump on this year’s holiday season may be interested in this curiously well-preserved tree. Only 115 days ’til Christmas!
Taken August 29, 2013.