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Williamsburg (Brooklyn, New York)

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  • James Malone and his metal band Arsis ready to roar once again

    James Malone and his metal band Arsis ready to roar once again
    James Malone, the leader of the metal band Arsis, is once again living and rocking on the Peninsula. That doesn't mean he's staying put. His band is getting ready to launch yet another national tour. Malone, who grew up in the area and now resides in...
  • Update: Obama greets supporters at Newport News airport

    Update: Obama greets supporters at Newport News airport
    NEWPORT NEWS — President Barack Obama greeted supporters at Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport on Saturday afternoon on his way to Williamsburg to prepare for Tuesday's debate. More than 40 people clapped and cheered as Obama exited...
  • 'Brooklyn Castle' documentary has all the right moves

    'Brooklyn Castle' documentary has all the right moves
    Checkmate. "Brooklyn Castle," a marvelous documentary by Katie Dellamaggiore, turns a sympathetic camera eye on one of the richest subjects imaginable: the nationally recognized chess team of Intermediate School 318 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, a...
  • Alzheimer's takes toll on caregivers

    Alzheimer's takes toll on caregivers
    Much of the care for Alzheimer's patients, particularly in its early stages, is undertaken by family members. The rising numbers of those with the disease — one in three seniors die with Alzheimer's or another dementia — is putting a...
  • From Sun Magazine: Christian Siriano's style pervades his Chelsea flat

    From Sun Magazine: Christian Siriano's style pervades his Chelsea flat
    The massive round metal mirror in the foyer was one of the first purchases Christian Siriano made after winning the fourth season of "Project Runway." The two small framed Victorian paintings in the living room were passed down from his mother. And a...
  • Tennis: U.S. international women's teams have Williamsburg connections

    Tennis: U.S. international women's teams have Williamsburg connections
    Former Williamsburg resident Toni Novack of Fort Myers, Fla., is on the Alice Marble Cup team that is representing the U.S. in women’s 60-and-over competition in the International Tennis Federation Super Seniors World Championships in Umag, Croatia....
  • 12 places to visit in 2012

    12 places to visit in 2012
    New Mexico: This year, New Mexicans mark 100 years of statehood. But much of the state's appeal stems from its human history that goes back much further. (In 2010, Santa Fe celebrated 400 years of cityhood.) Explore here: the adobe architecture and art...
  • Warsaw, Brooklyn: N.Y.'s Little Poland bigger than Chinatown & Little Italy combined

    Warsaw, Brooklyn: N.Y.'s Little Poland bigger than Chinatown & Little Italy combined
    NEW YORK - The cheapest and fastest route to Eastern Europe? From Manhattan, take the L or M train across the East River to Brooklyn, transfer to the northbound G and get off at Nassau Avenue. Just walk up the stairs and you may as well be in Warsaw or...
  • Skee-ball is the name of game in Brooklyn

    Skee-ball is the name of game in Brooklyn
    The odd coupling of tradition and trendiness that characterizes Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood is perhaps nowhere more evident than at Full Circle Bar, a watering hole on a quiet block that dead-ends at an expressway. Here, young urbanites, who...
  • Where to play skee-ball

    Full Circle Bar, 318 Grand St., Williamsburg, New York; (347) 725-4588, http://www.fullcirclebar.com. Rolling a noncompetitive game costs $1. League play costs $60 for a three-person team. Skee-ball may evoke the bygone days of bustling East Coast...
  • Jog your way around New York

    Jog your way around New York
    New Yorkers are always on the run. Bankers rush from Wall Street to Midtown; harried shoppers tear through the narrow streets of NoLita and SoHo. Travelers may find it hard to keep up with the pace — unless they bring their running shoes and join...