Greenpoint This Week: Pod Hotel Weed Dispensary, Polish Bakery Says Goodbye, “Green Wave,” and More

Welcome to the weekend Greenpointers, the excessive heat and persistent rain has passed (for now) and this weekend should be perfect weather for outside activities. Might we recommend a movie in Transmitter Park? Also checkout what’s happening this weekend before you catchup on this week’s news:

A cyclist was hit on Franklin Street two days after another cyclist was killed on McGuinness Boulevard. (Greenpointers)

The plans to transform seven acres beneath the Kosciuszko Bridge into a public park have been unveiled. (Greenpointers)

Bakery Rzeszowska closed after 34 years serving Polish baked goods on Manhattan Avenue. (Greenpointers)

Learn about the cleanup plan for the NuHart Superfund site at a public meeting this Monday. (Greenpointers)

A weed dispensary is opening at Williamsburg’s’ Pod Hotel. (Commercial Observer)

The DOT is removing parking spaces, including on Manhattan Avenue, in a pilot program to make way for loading zones. (Streetsblog)

The NYC council passed a law granting cyclists a head start at thousands of intersections. (Brooklyn Paper)

Williamsburg’s “Bagel Store” seized over unpaid taxes. (Gothamist)

“The Greenpoint” tower got a $175 million refinancing from HSBC. (Commercial Observer)

A design firm has been selected to for Williamsburg’s future co-living building. (Brownstoner)

Williamsburg’s newest pizzeria also has $1 oysters. (Eater)

Relive last week’s Giglio lift at Our Lady Mount Carmel Church (NY Times)

After a deadly week for cyclists Mayor de Blasio introduced a “Green Wave” plan. (CBS)

A “Space Jam” mural was painted on a Williamsburg basketball court. (The Source

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