The door to D’EMPLOI Studio on Franklin Street

Happy Friday, Greenpointers, now’s the perfect time to enjoy cooler weather following the hottest month in recorded history. There’s a screening of “Captain Marvel” tonight in Transmitter Park and a children’s sing-a-long in Domino Park on Sunday morning, if you’re looking for what’s happening this weekend. In the meantime, catch-up on this week’s headlines from around the neighborhood:

The Safe Way Home Act began as an effort of one Greenpoint woman, and is poised to be signed into law by Governor Cuomo. (Greenpointers)

Here’s the latest retail and restaurant openings in Greenpoint, including a Driggs Avenue ice cream shop (Greenpointers)

Old Bay Seasoning went to great lengths to market their product in Greenpoint (Greenpointers)

See how neighborhood musician Sinkane spends his Sundays. (NY Times)


A pilot DOT program replacing parking spaces with loading zones was abandoned in some Brooklyn neighborhoods, and remains in Greenpoint. (Brooklyn Paper)

Revel will host training sessions in Greenpoint and Williamsburg following criticism for “unleashing thousands of untrained motor-scooter riders.” (Streetsblog)

The Brooklyn Diocese has been named in 61 suits since Wednesday, including 55 Brooklyn churches, for the newly-opened one-year window allowed by the Child Victims Act. (Greenpoint Post)

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney’s challengers are lining up (Patch)

Four Arrests have been made in connection to the string of muggings of Jewish men in Williamsburg this week. (CBS)

Checkout the new waterfront esplanade at former NY Governor Spitzer’s 420 Kent Ave. development. (Brooklyn Eagle)

Take a look at the Los Angele’s version of Five Leaves the ever-popular Greenpoint brunch spot. (Interior Design)

The Space Jam mural painted on a Williamsburg basketball court has resulted in its closure over safety concerns. (am NY)

An East Village cocktail bar is expanding to Williamsburg (Eater NY)

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