God Hates Kittens

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Operators say busted anchor posts were responsible for the Greenpoint ferry ramp collapse, and there’s no telling when service will return. [NY Daily News]

Williamsburg’s latest luxury building features canvas wall coverings hand painted by artist Sebastian Vargas. [Curbed]

Inside William Scott Benoit’s home in a historic East Village synagogue. [Wall Street Journal]

A Latino group is pushing for better representation on the LES community board. [The Lo-Down]

Yet another Bushwick church is being replaced by a residential building. [Brownstoner]

In a new memoir, Rosie Perez recalls her traumatic upbringing in Bushwick. [Brooklyn Paper]

After a lot of clamoring from residents and pols, the East Broadway station’s escalator has reopened. [The Lo-Down]

A five-story warehouse at 60 Berry Street will be converted into a 39-unit apartment complex. [The Real Deal]

A residential building going up on North 12th Street has a new look. [Curbed]

Clean freak Jolie Kerr lives in a “teany, tiny” (but spotless!) LES apartment. [NY Times]

Neighbors teamed up to re-envision Orchard Street. [Epoch Times]

A “nonstop gabber from the LES” shares 72 years of NYC wisdom. [Narratively]

Photos of the Manhattan Bridge‘s construction. [Gothamist]

Extra Fancy in Williamsburg has a new chef. [Grub Street]

A look inside the new Egg. [Eater]

Mark Bar is giving out free grilled cheeses with every drink. [Greenpointers]

A barber shop has popped up at the Wythe Hotel. [Racked]

Activists are displaying portraits of Iranian prisoners in Tompkins Square Park. [DNA Info]

Some vinyl disposed of in a Williamsburg dumpster prompted a fight. [Gothamist]

The team behind Cafe Gitane has opened Antonioni’s on Christie St., La Nonna has opened a new Williamsburg outpost, and Organic Avenue has opened a Noho location. [Eater]