Measles Success, L Train Closures, Deleted Photos, Brutalist Architecture and More!

The September 11th memorial lights made an appearance for one night this week, visible here from Greenpoint.

Welcome to the weekend Greenpointers! The stormy weather has closed NYC beaches this weekend and the McGolrick Park screening of “Minuscule Valley of the Lost Ants” has been rescheduled from Friday to Saturday night. Also on Saturday, TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint,  the “annual outdoor celebration of North Brooklyn’s local flavors,” is still on and you can purchase tickets with a $15 discount here. For more weekend events, check out what’s happening, and in the meantime catch up on this week’s headlines:

The NYC measles outbreak is over after a vaccination campaign focused heavily on Williamsburg. (Greenpointers)

The MTA announced upcoming weekend L train service suspensions. (Greenpointers)

A local blogger says officers from the 94th Precinct erased pics from her phone after a bogus arrest for vandalism (Gothamist)

Councilmember Stephen Levin reminded colleagues of ‘member deference’ in regards to NYC’s community jail plan (Brooklyn Eagle)

For a cool $5 million you can own this Brutalist “California chic” Greenpoint home (Curbed)

This incognito Greenpoint-based company aims to be the Ikea of art (Home Beautiful)

1,995 NYC streets identified for street lane markings have remained unpainted for years as a handful of contractors struggle to keep up. (THE CITY)

Abandoned vehicles reported to 311 have surged in NYC, including North Brooklyn. (THE CITY)

Checkout this Karaoke speakeasy hidden inside an East Williamsburg apartment. (Bedford and Bowery)

The apartment tower rising over a landmarked Williamsburg Church has topped out. (Brownstoner)

RedSky Capital obtained $60 million in bridge financing from Los Angeles-based Calmwater Capital for five buildings on Hope and Roebling Streets. (Commercial Observer)

 

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