Steven Dym, a 56-year-old CEO of a property management company with clients in the East Village and Soho, killed his wife, daughter and himself last week in their Westchester home.
No one was injured but Bushwick’s Mt. Paran Baptist Church was mostly destroyed in a fire yesterday morning caused by faulty electrical wiring. [DNA Info]
During a town hall last night, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced plans to convert the decommissioned Greenpoint Hospital into 300 to 600 units of affordable housing. [NY Post]
According to marketing and leasing platform Nestio, North and South Williamsburg rentals along the NYC Ferry route have climbed an average of $500 since May, when ferry service began. [DNA Info]
Bike pumps have been installed near the Manhattan and Williamsburg Bridges, thanks to the Department of Transportation. [Gothamist]
Sey Coffee debuted its flagship location earlier this month in near the Williamsburg/Bushwick border. [The NY Times]
Williamsburg’s Barcade outpost will celebrate the launch of its exclusive new Victory Brewing company beer this afternoon. [Greenpointers]
The 17th annual Lower East Side Pickle Day takes place Sunday, October 15 on Orchard Street. [Bowery Boogie]