Brooklyn Paper runs a story on the campaign to save McCarren Pool from renaming. Don’t forget to sign the petition and pass it on! – Brooklyn Paper

Williamsburgh Savings Bank is set to become a wedding hall this September. – The Brooklyn Paper

The G train’s extension to Church Street is just about underway and the signs are going up. Ironically, I found myself yesterday at the 9th St/4th Ave station and was taken aback by the G train signs and I actually waited about ten minutes on the track for the G train when I gave up and go on an F to go the one stop to Smith 9th – now I see it actually doesn’t go into effect until Sunday. – Brownstoner

WGArts is looking for interns: fashion blog, news stories, video blogs, everyday workings of newspr. Know Bklyn well. Cntct: – Twitter

Greenpoint is seeing a rash of burglaries over the last few weeks. Papacito’s was robbed recently and this week a polish grocery on Nassau Avenue was held up, among others. – The Brooklyn Paper


Get ready, Brooklyn Bowl is set to open this week! Become a fan or friend of theirs on Facebook and find out about upcoming events like their Lebowski Fest in September. – The Brooklyn Paper

There’s a leptospirosis outbreak in McCarren Park Dog Run. Two pups have already died from it, so make sure your pups aren’t lapping up that stagnant water from the recent rains. – Urbanite

Studio B is set to close at the end of July but honestly, who really cares? The funny thing is I think the bitching and moaning from the cranky neighbors was louder and more annoying and aggravating than any show the club ever had. – New York Press

New local blog alert! Greenpoint Mom is all things Mommy related and the most recent post focuses on the new MTV reality show 16 and Pregnant. – Greenpoint Mom

There’s an interesting article from New America Media on the elderly Polish community in Greenpoint. – via Seniors World Chronicle

Apparently there’s a moped store on Manhattan Avenue. Who knew? – Greenpoint Gazette

Unleash is hosting an Ask a Trainer mixer to introduce Empire of the Dog‘s training classes. Get FREE advice on all your dog problems. Refreshments & Dog Treats will flow! This isn’t off leash play, but PLEASE bring your dogs to learn a trick and socialize on leash. RSVP on Facebook.

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  1. I think the funny thing is that someone who lives 10 blocks from Studio B could be any judge of the sound that came from inside the place. I still don't get why there's so much venom towards the neighbors who wanted to not have dance music blasting in their house.

    Taking the side of any nightclub over neighbors is like cheering for Microsoft.

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