Good afternoon, Greenpointers.
The week was filled with so much news, I hardly know where to start!
The city’s DOT unveiled its compromise plan for McGuinness Boulevard. The historic Greenpoint Savings Bank building faces the threat of foreclosure. Yesterday, North Brooklyn elected officials announced that approximately 80 migrants will be housed at the McCarren Recreation Center.
We spoke with Greenpoint’s resident bagel ambassador, Sam Silverman, to find out how he’s turned his love of bagels into a fully-fledged business. If you’re a pinball wizard, then the split-flipper tournaments at Sunshine Laundromat are the place to be.
Who cut down these trees on Huron Street? Seriously, what kind of weirdo would do something like that? As always, we have your weekly Community Cookbook recipe and weekend roundup (high on your list should be our Open Air Fair).
Sadly, the body of a missing 27-year-old man was found in Newtown Creek.
In and around North Brooklyn
Representatives from Make McGuinness Safe met with Mayor Eric Adams.
Williamsburg saw several big names in politics as the Brooklyn Democratic Party hosted its annual gala.