Happy Friday, Greenpoint! This week, Greenpoint’s own Polish-language weekly newspaper, Kurier Plus got a profile in the Columbia Journalism Review. Read about how the Polish paper is thriving!
Speaking of Polish Greenpoint, the beloved Polish deli, Park Deli (209 Nassau Ave.), is looking for a new neighborhood home after owner Krystyna Godawa was hit with a rent hike for the space, but loyal customers have stepped in to help.
Other businesses are not as faring as well. Budin (114 Greenpoint Avenue) has closed due to an ongoing dispute with the landlord
Speaking of closures, a New York City Councilman has come up with a new idea to ease L-pocalpse: information booths.
On the topic of local government, Brooklyn Community Board 1 unanimously voted against Greenpoint Landing’s request to reduce plantings and lawns from its promised public waterfront park.
Finally, there was a robbery on South 4th Street on Monday, and the suspect made off with over $1,500 worth of cash, credit cards and electronics.