From The New York Shitty Photo Pool: Dodge Dart, After Dark

August 11, 2013 ·
Filed under: 10009, East Village, East Village Manhattan 

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From The New York Shitty Inbox, Part III: A Word From The 94th Precinct

August 10, 2013 ·
Filed under: 11211, Criminal Activity, Williamsburg, Williamsburg Brooklyn 

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This comes via anonymous tipster:

The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following suspect wanted in connection with a burglary that occurred within the confines of the 94th Precinct.  The details are as follows:

On Saturday, August 3, 2013, at 1030 hours, the suspect entered a commercial establishment at 242 Wythe Avenue by impersonating as a messenger and removed $1121.83, credit and debit cards from a cash box before fleeing.

A photo of the suspect and his bicycle are attached.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

From The New York Shitty Inbox, Part II: Pertaining To The Polonaise Terrace

August 10, 2013 ·
Filed under: 11222, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic 

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A very nice lady named Joanna writes:

I translated the Nowy Dzennik bit you quoted in this piece http://www.newyorkshitty.com/greenpoint-goodness/94997

“In turn, from the management of the locale we found out that, indeed Polonaise Terrace will be closing and will only be functioning until the 30th of September, although he says the location has not been sold. “We will 100% be closing the restaurant at the end of September, however information regarding the sale is gossip” — said one of the managers of the firm, who also did not want to be named.”

Hope that helps a bit. Although I’ve never been to Polonaise Terrace, I’m sad to see another Polish establishment closing down.

Thanks for doing what you do!

No, thank you for the kind words and translation!

From The New York Shitty Inbox: Anti-Violence Training At The Greenpoint Reformed Church

This comes courtesy of CB Stewart at the Greenpoint Reformed Church. She writes:

In light of this summer’s violence in the neighborhood, the Greenpoint Reformed Church has invited the Anti Violence Project (AVP) to hold a training on street safety and hate violence. If you identify as a woman or an LGBTQ person, please join us at Greenpoint Reformed Church (136 Milton St) at 7PM on Tuesday August 13th.

AVP’s “trainings and workshops provide participants with information on the impact of hate motivated violence, safety planning strategies, tips on preventing or reducing the impact of violence, information on how to create LGBTQH [lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV+] inclusive organizations, and how to support the needs of LGBTQ survivors of violence.” [www.avp.org]

For more information visit www.avp.org and feel free to email cb@greenpointchurch.org with any questions about the event.

Mark your calendars…

New York Shitty Street Art Du Jour: WhisBe

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From North 10 Street.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS: ULURP Hearing Regarding Greenpoint Landing & 77 Commercial Street

August 9, 2013 ·
Filed under: 11222, Gentrification, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic 

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For those of you who are not in the know next Tuesday, August 13th, a ULURP (Land Use Committee) meeting will come to pass at Automotive High School regarding Greenpoint Landing. GWAPP has pretty good, easily understandable synopsis of the progress of this endeavor. Please give it a read, show up and speak up!

ULURP Hearing Regarding Greenpoint Landing
August 13, 2013 starting at 6:30 p.m.
Automotive High School
50 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11222

Closing on a related note…

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  •  The following Tuesday, also at the Automotive High School, there will be a public hearing regarding 77 Commercial Street.

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  • The following evening, August 21, 2013, we have not only a meeting of the Executive Committee of Community Board 1, but also the “Battle of the Stephens”

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It is proving to be a lively August in the Garden Spot, folks…

Williamsburg Photo Du Jour: Decisions, Decisions…

August 9, 2013 ·
Filed under: 11211, Gentrification, Williamsburg, Williamsburg Brooklyn 

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From Union Avenue.

Williamsburg Street Art Du Jour: MrTOLL

August 9, 2013 ·
Filed under: 11211, Street Art, Williamsburg, Williamsburg Brooklyn 

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From North 7 Street.

The Word On The Street, Part II: Don’t Tread On Me

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From North 12 Street.

The Word On The Street: Smile!

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From Gem Street.

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