New York plans to blow up parts of Greenpoint’s Kosciuszko Bridge this summer, to make way for a new one. [Brooklyn Paper]

The Levee’s new mural features Putin taking off his Trump mask. [Brokelyn]

A Bushwick man pled his innocence in court after being linked to two killings that are over a decade old. [DNAinfo]

Bushwick venue Secret Project Robot is planning a comeback in Bed-Stuy. [DNAinfo]

A look back on the long, tortured history of SPURA and Essex Crossing. [Curbed]

A look at the Brooklyn comedy scene in the wake of the closure of Annoyance and Over the Eight. [Brokelyn]

East Village fixture Ost Cafe is closing after 9 years and pointing a finger at a city that’s unfriendly to small businesses. [EV Grieve]

East Village burger joint has opened a new location across from Hudson Yards. [Eater]

Greenpoint’s John “Sonny” Franzese, once “one of the most feared Mafiosi in New York,” turned 100 in prison. [Greenpointers]

A resistance-minded pop-up is coming to Dusty Rose Vintage in Greenpoint. [Greenpointers
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