Seems like the Greenpoint food scene is featured every week in the bigger news outlets. This week, Greenpoint’s newbie, Lake Street was included in a Daily News article about the surge of Midwestern-inspired restaurants.
We all know how annoying the New York Times can be when attempting to accurately cover Brooklyn neighborhoods, so I guess we shouldn’t be too surprised when GQ magazine hires a famed food writer to sarcastically compare Greenpoint to Portland, Oregon. I won’t deny some similarities, but yawn. (Free Williamsburg)
The Greenpoint Medical Center that was slated to open last Summer, finally opened this week.. in Williamsburg. I read a lot of headlines this week about it opening in Greenpoint. Station 35 will be serving our community also.
Speaking of slammed, the pedestrian and bicycle traffic on the Pulaski Bridge during rush hour is getting clogged. See the video on Streets Blog.
And finally, Paul Rudd and Paul Giamatti star in a new movie about two hapless guys selling Christmas trees in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.