Happy Friday Greenpoiners! The weather may be brisk, but maybe you’re feeling up for a run? The Get to the Point 5K returns to our neighborhood streets for the 26th edition this Sunday, in support of St. Stan’s Catholic Academy.
Tonight, there’s a group exhibition featuring the work of local artists at Greenpoint Gallery at 8 p.m., and for thirsty revelers, Greenpoint’s newest watering hole Temkin’s (155 Greenpoint Ave.) is officially open.
For more neighborhood fun check out what’s happening, and in the meantime catch up on this week’s headlines from around the neighborhood:
- Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave.) will close this December after their lease expires. (Greenpointers)
- A seven-story mixed-use building with 33 apartments and ground-floor retail are proposed for at 171 Calyer St., inside the Greenpoint Historic District. (Greenpointers)
- 239 Banker Street sold for $33 million, three years after selling for $10.9 million. (Greenpointers)
- The Greenpoint-based artist KAWS unveiled his new bronze sculpture “Waiting” facing the India Street Pier. (Greenpointers)
- A North Brooklyn Development Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, November 7th. (Greenpointers)
- 29 Rooms will return to the neighborhood this December after an international tour. (Greenpointers)
- Permits were filed for a six-story residential building at 411 Meeker Ave. next to the BQE. (YIMBY)
- After 132 years, Peter Luger now accepts online reservations. (NY Post).
- Police are searching for a man they say groped a woman in front of 900 Flushing Ave. (New 12 Brooklyn)
- Williamsburg-based restaurant Sunday in Brooklyn opened “Sibling Rival” in Los Angeles. (Eater)
- The corner of Graham Avenue and Conselyea Street was named “Cono D’Alto Way” in honor of a beloved deli owner. (Patch)
- Permits were filed for a five-story mixed-use building at 57 S 6th St. (YIMBY)