Franklin Street, Greenpoint. Photo: Megan Penmann

After one year of serving healthy Mediterranean inspired dishes on Franklin St., Cassette (113 Franklin Street) will close for business and will be available to rent for private functions, Eater reports.

The NYC-based band Thirdstory teamed up with hip-hop artist Push T on”G Train.” Checkout the video via Fader which features shots of the Greenpoint Ave. station along with heartfelt crooning on your favorite train.

Manhattan Ave’s Cafecito Bogota (1015 Manhattan Ave.) will host a Love Trump’s Hate gathering on Saturday to help you decompress from the presidential election and the disheartening events that have proliferated since. Co-owner Fernrando Verelo tells DNAinfo he “wants to stay visible and for his restaurant to be a welcoming spot for neighbors of all backgrounds.”

BMW’s ReachNow car-sharing service is expanding to Brooklyn, with a fleet of fancy BMW 3 Series and Mini Cooper Clubman vehicles. According to The Verge, memberships will cost a $39 initial fee, 49 cents per minute when in transit and 30 cents per minute parked; the cars can be dropped at metered spots as far north as Greenpoint and south to Sunset Park.

The Neighbors Allied for Good Growth (NAG) hosted their annual gala with Brooklyn politicians, environmental and social activists.


A Rutgers University professor who resides in Greenpoint was apprehended by the police and taken to a psych hospital after a series of tweets about everyone’s beloved president-elect Trump, according to the NY Daily News.

The city’s affordable housing lottery disproportionately favors the young and single DNAinfo reports. Still, a 48-year-old single mother scored a two bedroom apartment in Greenpoint for $850 per month.

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