Are you prepared for the plastic bag ban taking effect this weekend across NY state? Starting on Sunday, March 1st, grocery stores will can no longer distribute plastic bags and a five cent fee will be charged for paper bags in the city.
Lookout for reps from the North Brooklyn Chamber and the chamber’s Environmental Initiatives Committee on Sunday (3/1) who will distribute free reusable bags donated from the NYC Dept. of Sanitation in Bushwick, Greenpoint and Williamsburg near the following locations: Continue reading →
* Meet two of the NYC Comptroller Candidates! @ ABC Child Center (109 Nassau Ave), 6pm, both Council Member Helen Rosethal and State Senator Kevin S. Parker will be available to meet local community members and share their experiences, More Info ☺ Star Wars A Free Comedy Show @ Kinfolk (90 Wythe Ave.), 730pm, FREE, More Info ♫ John Zorn’s Stone Commissioning Series presents: Miles Okazaki and Dan Weiss @ National Sawdust Tracks (80 N 6th St.), 7pm, $25, RSVP ♫ Alice Cohen + Ch 14 Weather Team, Andy Aylward, Transistor Ray @ Union Pool (484 Union Ave.), 8pm, $10,More Info
♦ First Gallery Opening @ Shop Small Home (100 Freeman St), 7pm, FREE, cartoons done (by your talented, local USPS deliveryman, Carl) w/ marker + paint on canvas, ACCESSIBLY PRICED, More Info * Parenting in the Age of Climate Change @ Leonard Library (81 Devoe St.) 630pm, FREE, how do we talk to our children about climate change? How do we incorporate climate activism into the busy routine of parenting? More Info # The Art of SPAM @ MOFAD – Museum of Food and Drink (62 Bayard St.), 7pm, $25, an interactive discussion about the history of SPAM, the canned meat, in the Asia-Pacific and its connection to war, class, and nostalgia, Buy TixContinue reading →
A new pizzeria is scheduled to open this Saturday morning in a cozy Norman Avenue storefront that was formerly home to Carmine’s Original Pizza.
Greenpoint Original Pizza (93 Norman Ave.) will celebrate its grand opening this Saturday during a ribbon cutting ceremony with Assemblyman Joe Lentol in front of the storefront at 10 a.m., according to owner Baldassare Pantaleo. Continue reading →
The Capital One branch inside of the historic Greenpoint Savings Bank building (807 Manhattan Ave.) will close on May 18th, according to a Greenpoint branch employee.
After May 18th, the nearest Capital One branch for people living in Greenpoint will be at 244 Bedford Ave. in Williamsburg.
There are currently no plans for another tenant to take up space in the front of the landmarked building, but in 2016, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved redevelopment of the buildings’ rear, or annex, for the construction of condos on the Calyer and Lorimer Street sides. Continue reading →
Fashion Week may have already passed this month, but the 31st episode of Fashion Sundae from Watching New York is proof that EVERY week is Fashion Week in Brooklyn. Take a look at the styles spotted last week in Williamsburg: Continue reading →
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.) soft opening is this evening starting at 4:30 p.m., and the official grand reopening is Saturday at 3 p.m.
Over on Franklin Street, Line & Label (568 Manhattan Ave) create many of their unique, high-quality fashion and accessory products by hand in their Greenpoint shop and are adding a new line of jewelry to their repertoire, from in house by designer and owner Kate O’Reilly with a launch party tonight from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.