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WATCH: Hipsters vs. Immigrants: NYC's Newest Culture War

Posted 02.13.2012 | Latino Voices

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has crossed the great Atlantic to investigate the most (least) pressing culture war of our time: New York C...

Garbage Trucks And Waste Stations In Williamsburg And Greenpoint On The Rise

Posted 11.17.2011 | New York

According to a new a report, Williamsburg and Greenpoint top New York's list for having the most garbage trucks roaming neighborhood streets, where 19...

NFT Neighborhood Guide: Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Not For Tourists | Posted 10.14.2011 | Travel
Not For Tourists

With Greenpoint's large Polish population, you can close your eyes, inhale the scents from nearby bakeries and feel like you're in Europe. Then a hipster walks by.

5 People Have Died In Greenpoint Parks In Last 15 Months

Posted 12.05.2011 | New York

A homeless man hanged himself in a Greenpoint, Brooklyn park on September 23 at around 8:30 PM, police sources told The Brooklyn Paper. Witnesses ...

On Leading a Church Parade During Occupy Wall Street

Beau Friedlander | Posted 12.01.2011 | Religion
Beau Friedlander

Thinking back now, it almost seems like marching for my church was the intellectual or hipster equivalent of "coming out of the closet" in a Christian Right setting; coming out as a person who has particular religious commitments.

Behind The Scenes: Hot-Smoking At ACME Smoked Fish

Liza de Guia | Posted 09.21.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

"I don't know anything else, no office job or anything like that, just fish. So, I fell into the fish." Meet Aftabudin Rayman and Peter Wojick, the f...

Reactions Aboard The Brand-New East River Ferry

Posted 08.13.2011 | New York

The highly-anticipated East River Ferry, took its maiden voyage this morning and most tweets suggest it's a good, quick alternative to overcrowded tra...

Two Beer-Loving Girls Take On Crappy Bar Snacks

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

"So our passions totally melded because we, both forever since we were in college, wanted to run a food company, and we just needed to find the right ...

An Artisan Beer Mustard Worth Spreading

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

Meet Anna Wolf, the founder & owner behind My Friend's Mustard, a new artisan beer mustard crafted in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

Hate The L Train? Take This (Proposed) Ferry Instead!

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

For Greenpoint residents tired of relying on the infrequent G train for transportation, the city has a ferry good idea. The city plans to run a seven...

Artlog's Top Weekly Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog

The rush of gallery openings is giving way to the second wave: fall's major art fairs, benefits, and museum shows.

1920s Atlantic City in Greenpoint, Brooklyn (PHOTOS)

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

After watching the premiere of Boardwalk Empire last night, I was really excited to check out the Atlantic City set for myself, which was built in a parking lot in northern Greenpoint.

Earth Day at 40 In Brooklyn

Linda Cronin-Gross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Linda Cronin-Gross

These are the people and groups who toil, every single day, for a better environment, no matter what. Here in Brooklyn, we are taking out some time on this environmentally symbolic day to honor some of those groups and people.

Fifa's Gordion Knot

Khadija Sharife | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Khadija Sharife

South Africa's 2010 World Cup 'feel good' factor is addictive. At taxi ranks, street bazaars and tea-rooms, South African citizens everywhere are fill...

Made in Midtown: Meet In God We Trust

Tom Vanderbilt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Tom Vanderbilt

"Fashion was always something I wanted to get into," says Shana Tabor, founder of the Brooklyn-based boutique In God We Trust, "but on my own terms." This is not mere bravado.

Hidden in a Rite Aid, Ghosts of an Old Movie Theater

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

Don't let the squat little Rite Aid storefront on Manhattan Ave in Greenpoint fool you... It has a long history.

Scouting Wrap-Up: Barbie, Greenpoint Graffiti, Etc.

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

There is nothing more terrifying than the idea of lying on the operating table waiting for open heart surgery, and seeing Barbie walk in with a scalpel.

Astoria Characters: The Cafe Novelist

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Michael "Meesh" Schubert was the owner/barista of Freeze Peach, the gathering spot at 29th Street and Ditmars where he served camaraderie in a cup of herbal tea.

Mayor Bloomberg Attends McCarren Pool Groundbreaking

brooklyneagle.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and NYC Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe broke ground yesterday on the $50 million restoration of McCarren Pool on the edge of...

Newtown Wastewater Treatment Plant, A Smelly and Unique Stop-Off In Greenpoint During Open House New York

Katharine Jose | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

By 12 p.m. on Saturday, October 10, all the free tours of the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant were full. The tall chain-link fence gate was o...

Today In HuffPost New York

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

The good people of Brooklyn are getting tired of being a movie set. Who wouldn't sympathize? Almost everybody's neighborhood eventually becomes a backdrop for a movie or a TV show.

Greenpoint Residents Raging

New York Post | John Doyle, Joe Mollica and Matthew Nestel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Hollywood's star wattage has folks in Greenpoint blind with rage. The normally sleepy North Brooklyn neighborhood has become a favorite shooting loca...

Serving Greenpoint With Free Sunflowers

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Harnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

He's calling himself the Johnny Appleseed of Greenpoint. But Matt LaBarbiera is spreading sunflowers, not apples, in his Brooklyn neighborhood. He'...