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VIDEO: 'Hipster Twister' in McCarren Park Stuns the Brunch Crowd

A tornado lookalike swirled on a baseball diamond in Williamsburg, a witness said.

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Police Injured in Williamsburg Apartment Building Fire, Sources Say

More than 100 firefighters battled the Scholes Street blaze Thursday afternoon, the FDNY said.

Williamsburg »

Auto Repair Shop Doubles as Gym to Keep Staff Strong

The owner of the 59-year-old family auto repair shop visits his makeshift gym five times daily.

Financial District »

Subway Work to Disrupt 13 Lines this Weekend

The 1, 4, 5, 6, A, D, E, F, G, L, N, Q and R lines will all be impacted.

Financial District »

Weekend Subway Work to Disrupt 13 Lines

The 1, 4, 5, 6, A, E, D, F, G, L, N, Q and R lines will all have service changes.

Financial District »

Service Changes Expected to Disrupt 11 Subway Lines this Weekend

Construction and maintenance work will affect the 1, 5, 6, A, C, F, G, L, N, Q and R lines.

Williamsburg »

DuMont Restaurant Owner Colin Devlin's Death Stuns Williamsburg

Neighbors and regular customers were in disbelief over Devlin's suicide.

Williamsburg »

Underground Literary Shop Extends Stay in Williamsburg Subway Station

The Newsstand zine shop at the Lorimer L train station has exploded in popularity.

Greenpoint »

McCarren Pool's Calm Reopening Brings Tight Security and Second Chances

The pool reopened for its second year with a modest crowd and strict entrance rules.

Greenpoint »

Vietnam Vets Fight for 'Priority' to Vend at McCarren Pool

Vietnam veterans say other vendors are infringing on their hard-earned territory outside the pool.

Greenpoint »

Actress Debuts Novel on Poland-to-New York Immigration in Greenpoint

Dagmara Dominczyk's novel is loosely based on her immigration to New York.

Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick »

School Bus Carrying Dozens of Children Crashes Into Pole in Brooklyn

The bus crashed into a pole on Lee Avenue, but none of the children were injured, officials said.

Williamsburg »

Pregnant Mom Robbed at Gunpoint as She Took Daughter to McCarren Park

Rachel Massey and her 14-month-old daughter were held up at the park in broad daylight.

Williamsburg »

Frustrated McCarren Neighbors Plan to Form Own Park Group

The group criticized the Open Space Alliance's inefficiency addressing park concerns.

Williamsburg »

Cops Arrest Suspect for Attempted Murder in McCarren Park

Disney Cortez was arrested for attempted murder of a homeless man in McCarren Park, cops said.

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