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A raft of semi-violent crooks have descended on Greenpoint. [Brooklyn Paper]

A stuffed tiger is threatening to drive off in an East Village Cadillac. [EV Grieve]

A future Ben Stiller flick films at Cheap Storage in Bushwick while Amy Poehler took to Eldridge Street to produce an Upright Citizens Brigade spin-off. [, Bowery Boogie]

For $18 million, you could buy a newly listed corner lot in East Williamsburg and build yourself a modest home or you could let developers take advantage of its tax-abatement status and build 100,000 square feet of residential space there, too. [The Real Deal]

North Brooklyn is about to get a whole lot boozier: this month, Community Board 1 reviews 106 liquor license applications, alterations or renewals in Williamsburg and Greenpoint. [DNAinfo]

Brooklyn rental rates have reached a five-year high. [Gothamist]