(Tom Fruin’s MAXIKIOSCO pop-up wedding chapel, hosted by the Wythe Hotel)

(“Maxikiosco,” a stained-glass house by artist Tom Fruin, will serve as a pop-up wedding chapel at the Wythe Hotel during Pride Week)

When Williamsburg’s Wythe Hotel exhibits “Maxikiosco” by local artist Tom Fruin during Pride Week, the stained-glass house will also serve as a pop-up wedding chapel. Wedding packages cost $1,500 and are available from June 27 to 29. [T Magazine]

Sweet Chick has once postponed opening in Max Fish‘s former spot on the Lower East Side. [Grub Street]

To promote his new book about hitchhiking, John Waters left his Greenwich Village apartment and hitchhiked in NYC for the first time. [Vulture]
Two East Village bars—Stairs and Bar 13—earned the dubious honor of being named to Michael Musto’s list of “NYC’s 10 Biggest Notspots: The Most Unfabulous Places of All.” [Paper]

The fate of the Greenpoint’s wooden sidewalk on West Street—dating back to the 1800s—is unknown due to a proposed bike path, approved by CB1 and now under consideration from the Department of Transportation. [Greenpointers]

A shop selling vegan “cheeses” made from tree nuts, Dr-Cow, opened in Williamsburg. [The Brooklyn Paper]

Next week, the Museum at Eldridge Street will added to its collection a permanent exhibit about the 127-year-old Eldridge Street Synagogue. [DNA Info]

Towards the end of the summer, Steve Alan’s home store will relocate from Tribeca to Williamsburg. [Racked NY]

Public restaurant in Nolita is serving up a six-course “Veggie Madness” menu all month long for a $70 prix fixe. [Grub Street]

Workers at Brooklyn Brine make $16 an hour — double minimum wage. [HuffPo]

Here’s a new rendering of 282 South 5th Street, a 13-story Williamsburg building which will feature two floors of retail space and 82 apartments, plus a yoga studio, vegetable garden, and dog spa. [Buzz Buzz Home]

The Pod Hotel, which has two Midtown Manhattan locations and will open a third in Williamsburg on Driggs Avenue in 2016, is looking for retail tenants for nearly 13,000-square-feet of space on the ground floor of its five-story building. [The Real Deal]

Next Thursday, chef Josey Baker—owner of The Mill in San Francisco—will be in Williamsburg cooking a three-course, $45-per-person dinner at Marlow & Sons and signing copies of his book, Josey Baker Breads. [Eater NY]

Annual events happening this weekend in North Brooklyn include the Grand Comics Festival 2014 at Bird River Studios, and the 10th annual PS 132 Kite Festival at CitiStorage. [Greenpointers]