The Greenpoint Avenue Bridge is getting a six million dollar makeover thanks to that federal stimulus thingy. You can see the progress with their fancy new “Stimulus Tracker”. Oooo, ahhhh. – City Room & NYC.gov
A $15-million reconstruction of deteriorated roadways and sidewalks in Greenpoint on Nassau Avenue from Bedford Avenue to Apollo Street and Monitor Street from Greenpoint Avenue to Nassau Avenue might also get done now since the federal stimulus money is paying for that other stuff. – Brooklyn Paper
Greenpoint boutique darling (and a favorite of the little sisters), Alter, is featured on Burda Style.
Ooooo a new restaurant is coming to town! A new restaurant called Anella in the defunct Queens Hideaway space at 222 Franklin Street is coming in May. They’ve just applied for a liquor license last week so and it’s going to be Italian! I can hardly contain myself! – Eater
Everyone is a-buzz with the cutie patootie messages in Fred Flare’s window. “The project is titled “Your Message Here.” The artists who created the sign, Philadelphians Stephen Loidolt and Shauna Alterio, choose their favorites each day and staffers at the Greenpoint shop update the sign.” For more info check out the Fred Flare blog post here.- Brooklyn Paper
And don’t forget to save the date: GO GREEN! GREENPOINT! Earth Day celebration is coming up on Sunday, April 19th (rain date April 26th) at Nassau Ave & N 15th St.
“It’ll be fun for everyone! Educational displays, art exhibits, research studies, alternative fuel vehicles, recycling stations, wellness demos, enviro-friendly vendors, live music, arts & crafts, yummy things to eat, a garden center, a kids center, and much, much more! It’s simply not to be missed!
If you’re interested in taking a table or lending a helping hand, please contact Caroline at 516.448.1028 or firstname.lastname@example.org.”
And for fun, L Magazine’s got The Brooklyn Cred Quiz. This one’s for the hardcores!