Greenpoint This Week: Record Townhouse Sale, Vinnie’s Greenpoint, Cyclists Deaths Spike and More

Welcome to the weekend Greenpointers! Catch-up on the local headlines from this week below and find out where to venture out this weekend.

Here’s a roundup of headlines from Greenpoint and Williamsburg this week:

After ten years on Nassau Avenue Vinnie’s Pizzeria will close and focus on their Williamsburg pizzeria. (Greenpointers)

Greenpoint and Williamsburg have 10 new “affordable” apartments to apply for in the latest housing lottery. (Greenpointers)

MoMA PS1’s Warm Up concert series returns this Saturday with a new courtyard art installation. (Greenpointers)

NYC’s 4th of July violent incidents included a woman who slashed two men during a fight on Middleton St. near Union Ave. (NY Daily News

Disgraced comedian Louis C.K. performed at the Brooklyn Bazaar. (TMZ)

The restaurant space inside of A/D/O that formerly featured Norman will soon be home to “Rule of Thirds,” a Japanese cafe. (Eater NY)

The co-founder of the restaurant “The Smith” sold his 126 Noble St. townhouse for a record $4.94 million. (NY Post)

A man stole $400 from a Williamsburg home. (Greenpoint Post)

The future seven-story mixed-use development behind Transmitter Park at 30 Kent St. secured $38 million in financing. (Real Estate Weekly)

A 28-year-old cyclist was killed by a cement truck in Bushwick, Brooklyn (the 15th this year in NYC), leading to an argument between truck drivers and advocates. (Gothamist)

The fading dream to salvage the oil tanks at Bushwick Inlet Park ahead of demolition this time includes oyster beds. (The Real Deal)

Queens developers want to name their new tower after the “5 Pointz” art collective whose murals they whitewashed. (THE CITY)

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