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Kosciuszko Bridge Demolition Delayed; Van Leeuwen LES Opens in October

Around 1 a.m. Wednesday morning in Williamsburg, a 33-year-old man sustained multiple skull fractures when a group of assailants attacked him with a baseball bat. [NY Daily News]

Demolition of Greenpoint’s former Kosciuszko Bridge, anticipated for July 2017 before being scheduled for this Sunday, has now been postponed to an unspecified date. [The Brooklyn Paper]

New York City’s sixth Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream shop will arrive next month on Ludlow Street. [Bowery Boogie] Keep Reading »

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Man Struck by Bushwick Subway; Kosciuszko Bridge Blast is Back On

A man was hospitalized with serious injuries Saturday after sitting on the edge of Bushwick’s Kosciuszko Street subway platform, obstructing an incoming train. [NY Post]

In a move that was prematurely anticipated earlier this summer, on September 24, two sections of Greenpoint’s Kosciuszko Bridge will reportedly be detonated. [DNA Info]

The former Alphabet City movie theater occupying 238-240 E. Third St. boasts a $12 million asking price. [EV Grieve] Keep Reading »

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Pour One of These Out for the Kosciuszko Bridge

The new brew. Instagram: nyccraftbeer.

After several weeks of delays the long-awaited demolition of Greenpoint’s old Kosciuszko Bridge began yesterday, despite the intercession of a band of sword-waving and wolf-wielding marauders. (The “new” Kosciuszko Bridge has been in use since April.)

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New Kosciuszko Bridge Opens Tonight, and FDR’s Packard Has Already Crossed It

(Photo: governorandrewcuomo on Flickr)

Governor Cuomo inaugurated the new Kosciuszko Bridge in style today, driving across it in Franklin D. Roosevelt’s old Packard while Polish folk dancers looked on. The ribbon cutting marked the opening of the bridge’s Queens-bound side, a $555 million effort that will be followed by the addition of a Brooklyn-bound span.

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McCarren Park Pool’s Summer Return; Free Pet Adoption Drive in Greenpoint

Next month, according to the Newtown Creek Alliance, the Kosciuszko Bridge will merely be disassembled and “will not be exploded.” [Gothamist]

Today swim season officially returns to Williamsburg’s McCarren Park Pool. [Free Williamsburg]

Free four-legged friends will be available for adoption this Sunday afternoon at Petland Discounts on Manhattan Avenue. [Greenpointers] Keep Reading »

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Bushwick Burglar on a Bike; Mini Rex Continues Quest for LES Liquor License

Police believe this cyclist is a serial burglar targeting homes in Bushwick and Ridgewood, Queens. [Gothamist]

More than 500 people have RSVPed to attend a rally called, “Defend the Kosciuszko Bridge from Demo with Wolves & Swords,” which is scheduled to take place on July 11, the day the Greenpoint overpass will be blown up. [Brokelyn]

The proprietors of a karaoke spot that wants to open on Ludlow Street, Mini Rex, will attempt to attempt to obtain a liquor license from the state after being shutdown by Community Board 3. [Bowery Boogie] Keep Reading »

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David Peel Dies at 73; Dog Found in LES Trash Compactor

East Village musician David Peel died yesterday at age 73, days after suffering a massive heart attack last week. [Brooklyn]

On March 30, a healthy Chihuahua was found inside a trash compactor at the Vladeck Houses project on Jackson Street. Police are offering a $2,500 reward to anyone who helps them catch a suspect, to be charged with animal cruelty. [DNA Info]

Landlord Dean Galasso has been indicted for six charged mortgage fraud-related charges stemming from his 10-unit property at 43 Essex Street. [Bowery Boogie] Keep Reading »

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Goodbye, Glasslands; Greenpointers Finds a Buyer

Shredded on Christmas day

(Photo: Scott Lynch)

Glasslands shuttered at the start of 2015. Scroll through dozens of photos from the Williamsburg music venue’s final show on NYE. [Gothamist]

Thanks to new owner Julia Rhi, Greenpointers is off the market. [Greenpointers]

This Tuesday at noon, SOCCC [Save Our Charas Community Center] will host a Three Kings Day march from the East Village to City Hall, hoping to convince Mayor de Blasio to save PS 64/CHARAS/El Bohio from developers. [EV Grieve]

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