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A Williamsburg property at 65 North Sixth Street has sold for nearly $29 million. The developers plan 28 luxury apartments, 4,000 square feet of retail space and 14 off-street parking spots. [The Real Deal]

Michelin-starred chef Paul Liebrandt will open The Elm tomorrow in Williamsburg’s fancypants King & Grove hotel. [Eater]

Hopefully this won’t happen there: a couple dined at Rosarito’s Fish Shack in Williamsburg with a crib alongside their delightful al fresco feast. [DNAinfo]
Speaking of babies, Greene Ave Tattoo, formerly of Clinton Hill, has dissed its native neighborhood for becoming “more of a Park Slope with a very family oriented crowd.” Ruh-roh! They’ve already left the friendly pastures of Slope Nouveau for edgier horizons on 755 Grand St. in East Williamsburg. [DNAinfo]

Northern Mockingbirds are getting aggressive in Greenpoint’s Transmitter Park. [Greenpointers]

An East Village playwright and actor has created a one-woman performance that chronicles her own tumultuous eviction from a New York apartment. The LES’s own Clayton Patterson contributed video to the project. [EV Grieve]

A Brooklyn-based artist was chosen by the Department of Transportation and the Dumbo Improvement District to apply a massive East River-themed image, titled “Watergate,” to a corrugated gate beneath the Manhattan Bridge. [Brownstoner]

Williamsburg’s annual Giglio festival – an eleven day event that begins with the resurrection of a three ton statue – kicked off last night. Sigh of relief, it highlights some of Brooklyn’s old-world (non baby-crib dining) charm. [NY Daily News]