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.
[NY Post]

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]