Good afternoon, Greenpointers.
From my point of view, it was a pretty sleepy week in our neighborhood, especially after a big election week and all that drama surrounding the ferry.
We kicked off this week with a profile on the chefs behind U Omakase, who are launching a 13-course chef’s tasting menu this weekend. We also stopped by and tried Bar Beau.
Corner Yoga celebrated a year in Williamsburg, and Transmitter Park is celebrating 10 years. Read on to find out more about what celebrations are planned for next weekend.
A beautiful new design for the entrance of Marsha P. Johnson State Park was announced on what would have been her 77th birthday. The initial design faced some pushback from community members last year, so it will be curious to see how the process unfolds over the next phase of renovations.
The circus was in town last weekend — here’s how it all unfolded.
A new coffee shop with a focus on ceramics from local artists just opened up in Williamsburg.
Got any plans for the long weekend? If not, check out one of these activities.
Mark September 6 on your calendar for a fun event at Saint Vitus, honoring the release of the new guidebook Bands do BK. We spoke with author Sam Sumpter about the state of Brooklyn’s music scene and what it was like to write a book during a pandemic.
Summer means tomatoes, and if you’re looking for something beyond a caprese salad, try this traditional Taiwanese recipe.
A new supermarket is coming to West Street, but you’ve probably already gotten a gazillion weird YouTube ads about it.
In and around North Brooklyn
BK Reader got the scoop on those weird shipping containers set up for “glamping” on the waterfront.
A human chain praying for peace in Ukraine formed in Williamsburg this week.
Check in with the progress on the demolition of the NuHart site.