(Photo: Scott Lynch)

Score! The owner of McNally-Jackson is opening a new bookstore in Williamsburg this fall. [NY Times]

The guy who’s trying to make Beastie Boys Square happen took another hit from Community Board 3, so he’s going straight to the City Council. [Complex]

Jay Ott, who can be seen on Missing Person flyers all over town, is a fashion designer who lives in the McKibbin Lofts. [Gothamist]
Is this “the coolest apartment building in East Williamsburg”? [Brooklyn Eagle]

And is this church conversion “the coolest residential development in East Williamsburg”? [Brooklyn Eagle]

Speaking of holy houses, “70 Hester Street” is a film about growing up in a former synagogue. [Forward]

The former Noah’s Ark Deli space won’t be replaced with a kosher establishment after all. [The Lo-Down]

Admiring Tokyo 7’s Predator and his miniature alien on a leash. [Scouting NY]

A night at the $45-a-night Bowery Whitehouse hostel. [Curbed]

Alex Stupak’s new place on St. Marks will double as a tortilleria. [Eater]

Drama at a meeting of the Greenpoint Waterfront Association for Parks and Planning. [NY Shitty]

Catch a performance of “The Magic Flute” at Greenpoint Reformed Church. [WG News]