Happy Friday Greenpoiners! An art crawl will happen tonight for the 15th edition of Greenpoint Gallery Night where local businesses host free exhibitions from 6 p.m – 9 p.m.
On Saturday, there’s a Halloween Parade and Spooktacular Party for kids. For adults seeking some Haloween fun, there’s New York City’s biggest horror film festival, FEARnyc running at Film Noir Cinema through Halloween night.
For more weekend fun check out what’s happening, and in the meantime catch up on this week’s headlines:
- Despite DOE stats depicting a large swath of North Brooklyn as under capacity, Greenpoint schools are filled to the brim. (Greenpointers)
- The classic neighborhood diner Manhattan Three Decker (695 Manhattan Ave.) has been listed for sale. (Greenpointers)
- Greenpoint Savings Bank annex has been rebranded as “The Helm” with 29 one-to-three bedroom “luxury residences.” (Greenpointers)
- Jimmy Kimmel and Bill Murray joined the North Brooklyn Boat Club for a Netwon Creek paddle. (Greenpointers)
- Ten Hope (10 Hope St.) is now open with a relaxing outdoor space. (Greenpointers)
- A motorcyclist crashed into a kid on a scooter on N 4th St. near Driggs Ave. (Brooklyn Paper)
- Starting Saturday, registered voters will be able to cast their ballots ahead of Election Day on November 5th. (WNYC)
- Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 217 Franklin St. (NY YIMBY)
- Williamsburg’s Brooklyn Public Library branch on Division Avenue has a $14.7 million shortfall. (Brooklyn Paper)
- Sakib is a new restaurant in Williamsburg with Syrian flavors. (NY Times)
- Flank Architecture + Development received an $84 million refinancing for 360 Wythe Ave. (C0mmercial Observer)
- A man was robbed at gunpoint last week while getting his hair cut in Williamsburg. (NY 1)