Catch up on this week’s headlines.
Category: The Hook-Up
Greenpoint This Week: Artists Pushed Out, District Leader Selected, Amazon Comes to Town and More!
Happy weekend Greenpointers! This week students returned to classrooms for in-person teaching for the first time since winter, and NYC restaurants were given the green light for indoor dining at […]
Greenpoint This Week: Cozy Royale to Open, Local Zine Launches, L Train Tunnel Gets Cell Signal, and More!
Happy Labor Day weekend Greenpointers! Saturday marks the 100th night of the McCarren Gathering, which began as a silent vigil following the death of George Floyd and has since evolved […]
Greenpoint This Week: Fire on the Water, Trash in the Parks, Library on the Move, and More!
Happy weekend Greenpointers! This week brought the construction of a massive MTV Video Music Awards stage to the Greenpoint waterfront, where neighbors were treated to rehearsals with pyrotechnics complete with […]
No Room For Racism, Greenpoint Landing Lottery, Air Quality Complaints: Mid-Week Check In
As the sweltering summer heat rages on this week protests in NYC also heated up when a demonstrator was taken into an unmarked police van in Manhattan. Footage of the […]
Greenpoint This Week: Greenpoint Beer & Ale Co. Reopens, Kickstarter Unionizes, North Brooklyn Pipeline Protest Grows, and More!
Happy Friday Greenpointers! There’s reason to raise your mugs in celebration as the long-awaited reopening of a neighborhood brewery and bar is finally here. Greenpoint Beer & Ale’s (1150 Manhattan Ave.) […]
A Fine Brew, A Final Show and A Fatality — The Hook-up (8/24)
Happy Friday, Greenpoint! It’s nearly the weekend, and you can celebrate with the very last show at the House of Vans. The 25 Franklin St. venue will close after 8 […]
Building (and Exploding) on the River — The Hook-up (8/17)
It’s been an explosive week here in Greenpoint. While real gunfire rang out on Noble St. on Tuesday, stunt explosions detonated over the Greenpoint Avenue Bridge the very same day. […]
Previewing, Pumping and Polluting – The Hook-up (8/10)
Happy Friday, Greenpoint! There has been much in the news this week about L-pocalypse, what with this weekend’s L closure, and the city’s cap on ride-share vehicles, but that’s not […]
Roadrage, Trash Equity and Grate-Diving — The Hook-up (7/27)
Happy Friday, Greenpoint! As you may know, Greenpoint is the undisputed center of NYC wastemanagement. Last week, a long-stalled waste equity bill passed the City Council. The bill aims to […]