NY Daily News] This weekend, surveillance footage captured a man being beaten in Williamsburg after he allegedly took out his aggression on nearby people, cars and buildings. [Gothamist] Following a fire and some water damage, Greenpoint’s Salvation Army will shutter this month after 42 years in business. [News 12 Brooklyn] On September 30, the proprietors of Black Tree restaurant on Orchard Street will open a Williamsburg outpost. [NY Post] In Bushwick, yarn art inspired by Moonrise Kingdom and The Shining has riled up critics of gentrification. [Gothamist] Al Pacino, bound for the Great White Way, toured a $35K/month penthouse at 640 Broadway in Noho. [The Real Deal] Tonight at 6 p.m., Mississippi Grind star Ryan Reynolds will promote the film at Soho’s Apple Store (RSVP required to attend).A 22-year-old woman and a 34-year-old man, who sustained serious injuries, both fell off a Troutman Street roof in Bushwick around 7:30 a.m. yesterday. [
At the same time, former basketball superstar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will sign copies of his new mystery novel, Mycroft Holmes, at Barnes and Noble Union Square.