Formerly funds-challenged Swinging Sixties Senior Center and Small World Day Care on Ainslie Street suddenly have a bright future after being purchased last week for $8.55 million. [DNA Info]

One of Harlem’s best-known chefs, Marcus Samuelsson, will open an expansive Greenpoint eatery at a 40-story condominium on India Street. [NY Post]

Local officials disagree about whether a concrete wall is needed to divide Transmitter Park and a Greenpoint Avenue housing development-in-progress. [The Real Deal]

One week ago, Nicki Minaj shot scenes for a music video at Bushwick’s LightSpace Studios. [Bushwick Daily]

In Soho, Pure Leaf Tea House opened yesterday, and a new retail offshoot of Maman bakery is forthcoming. [Eater NY]

Read a Q&A with Agosto Machado, veteran actor at La MaMa theater in the East Village. [Paper]

Off Track Betty, Clayton Dean Smith’s 2016 short film set on the Lower East Side, is now available to watch online. [Bowery Boogie]

New-to-Greenpoint car-sharing service ReachNow will let you drive up to three hours (most weekdays) in a souped up BMW or MINI for $25. [Brownstoner]