Greenpoint This Week: International Art Gallery, Greenpoint Landing Scandal, Bodega Stabbing, and More!

It’s the perfect weekend to hit the roof. (Image courtesy of Broadway Stages)

Happy Friday Greenpointers! With a beautiful weekend ahead you can hit the lush green roof at The 4th Annual Kingsland Wildflowers Festival on Saturday, and keep an eye out for the Bat Signal on Saturday night. For other events check out what’s happening, and in the meantime catch up on this week’s headlines from around the neighborhood: 

Greenpoint will be the NYC home of an international art gallery opening in November. (Greenpointers)

The Greenpoint Landing developer made an illegal payment to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s non-profit while seeking approval for the mega-development. (THE CITY)

A man was fatally stabbed and killed at a Williamsburg Bodega Friday morning. (NY Daily News)

Suraj Patel announced his campaign for Carolyn Maloney’s congressional seat, joining an increasingly crowded field. (BuzzFeed News)

The Ohio teachers’ pension plan bought a $350 million + stake in “The Greenpoint” development. (The Real Deal)

Meet Greenpoint-based artist Didi Rojas and her fantabulous shoes. (Greenpointers)

Across the Pulaski Bridge, the mega-development Sunnyside Yards master plan is expected this winter. (Gothamist)

A woman was brutally attacked walking home from the G train Broadway station. (PIX 11)

LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy’s new Williamsburg cafe is now open. (Brooklyn Vegan)

Brooklyn Community Board 1 approved women-only and men-only swimming hours at the Metropolitan Pool in Williamsburg. (THE CITY)

A sidewalk shed collapsed outside a Yeshiva on Keap Street injuring two people. (ABC 7)

The developer behind the Williamsburg Hotel and 25 Kent Ave. shares her vision for future Brooklyn development. (Commercial Observer)

Lyft allegedly kept a driver long after customer en-route to Williamsburg reported kidnapping and rape. (Gothamist)

Another Hasidic Jewish man was attacked on the streets of Williamsburg on Tuesday night. (ABC 7)

East Village cocktail bar Amor Y Amargo opened a new Williamsburg location. (Bklyner)

85 Citi Bike stations are planned for Bushwick and East Williamsburg. (Patch)

Residents of Williamsburg’s 240 Broadway are fighting to stay under the New York Loft Law. (THE CITY)

 

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