Greenpoint This Week: Greenpoint Ferry Update, Little Rascal, HYPERFANTASIA, and More
Happy Friday, Greenpointers!
Memorial Day weekend has arrived and ushers in another heat wave. Refresh yourself with a Freddo Cappuccino from Dstrkt Cafe while reading about the bathing beauty contestants of that day in Greenpoint in 1947 and how new legislative maps are affecting our neighborhood. Hint: Greenpoint has moved State Senate District 17 to District 59! If you’re looking for something louder, chill out at the new rooftop bar, Slate.
This weekend also features a free community concert at National Sawdust’s MS 50 on Saturday and volunteer opportunities with the Angel Babies Project.
Last week, Ovenly celebrated its tenth anniversary in Greenpoint, and the new dog race at One Bell Slip debuted with its grand opening. Speaking of dogs, there’s a new Missed Connections app to help lonely North Brooklyn residents find love in the New York dog dating world.
Residents of North Brooklyn are enjoying some long-awaited good news about the Greenpoint ferry stop and the renovation of the Bushwick Inlet Park football field.
green pointers featured Brooklyn Integrative Psychological Services and the company’s holistic approach to mental health and Well-Paid Maids, which is the only accredited home cleaning company in NYC. Unfortunately, we discovered that Freddy’s Market was closing at the end of the month.
In art news, Evan Silver (creator and alter ego of Tiresias) recounted green pointers about their upcoming show, HYPERFANTASIA, and painter and muralist, Estrella Munoz, spoke to us about her mural outside Market on Kent.
In and around North Brooklyn
In more depressing but relevant real estate news, Gothamist said, “Hell is an open house for an apartment in Greenpoint where 50 people show up.”
Word Bookstore welcomed the First Lady of Iceland to Greenpoint!
Stuff your face with delicious Blue Collar burgers at Common Mollies on Saturday May 28th.