Williamsburg

'Made in NY' Awards Celebrates Record Local Film Production, With a Few Hiccups

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A former Williamsburgh Savings Bank served as an opulent if raucous home for the ‘Made in NY’ Awards Monday evening. The event celebrated local filmmakers, actors, and industry supporters who have been part of the record level of local production within the five boroughs in recent years. […]

In Williamsburg, Trickle of Chain Stores Gives Way to a Flood

standard In Williamsburg, Trickle of Chain Stores Gives Way to a Flood

The lettering was subtle, the colors muted, soft. J. Crew’s signage on its new Wythe Avenue storefront, like the run-up to its opening over the weekend, involved many careful steps to avoid too much attention or any ostentatious displays. The clothing store has been “collaborating with local artisans […]

'Feast of the Lily' filming on Havemeyer Avenue Monday evening (Photo by Matthew Taub)

standard Williamsburg Film Pays Homage to Neighborhood’s Italian Roots

New filming by a director of Sopranos renown pays homage to the neighborhood’s Italian history. As Bedford + Bowery reported earlier, ‘Lily of the Feast’ (english for the Giglio Feast) recreates the neighborhood as it looked four decades ago: The guy who played Furio Giunta in The Sopranos is taking Williamsburg […]

Antonio Reynoso participated in the protest and helped to organize the petitioners (Photo by Matthew Taub)

standard Brooklyn’s Largest Affordable Housing Co-Op Mired in Mismanagement, Corruption: Petition

In response to years of alleged mismanagement, corruption and harassment of residents, shareholders of Williamsburg’s Lindsay Park, the largest Mitchell-Lama affordable housing co-op in Brooklyn, are attempting to amend their by-laws for the first time in the complex’s fifty-year history. The goal […]

Surveillance Footage of Possible Hate-Crime Attack Suspect in South Williamsburg (Via NYPD)Surveillance Footage of Possible Hate-Crime Attack Suspect in South Williamsburg (Via NYPD)

standard $1,000 Reward for Information in Possible Bias Attack of 14-Year-Old in S. Williamsburg

The United Jewish Organizations (UJO) of Williamsburg is announcing a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the individual responsible for Thursday’s suspected bias attack on a young 14 year-old boy in South Williamsburg. Surveillance footage distributed by the NYPD shows a […]