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Pour One of These Out for the Kosciuszko Bridge

The new brew. Instagram: nyccraftbeer.

After several weeks of delays the long-awaited demolition of Greenpoint’s old Kosciuszko Bridge began yesterday, despite the intercession of a band of sword-waving and wolf-wielding marauders. (The “new” Kosciuszko Bridge has been in use since April.)

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Kosciuszko Bridge Demolition Delayed; Van Leeuwen LES Opens in October

Around 1 a.m. Wednesday morning in Williamsburg, a 33-year-old man sustained multiple skull fractures when a group of assailants attacked him with a baseball bat. [NY Daily News]

Demolition of Greenpoint’s former Kosciuszko Bridge, anticipated for July 2017 before being scheduled for this Sunday, has now been postponed to an unspecified date. [The Brooklyn Paper]

New York City’s sixth Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream shop will arrive next month on Ludlow Street. [Bowery Boogie] More →

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New Kosciuszko Bridge Opens Tonight, and FDR’s Packard Has Already Crossed It

(Photo: governorandrewcuomo on Flickr)

Governor Cuomo inaugurated the new Kosciuszko Bridge in style today, driving across it in Franklin D. Roosevelt’s old Packard while Polish folk dancers looked on. The ribbon cutting marked the opening of the bridge’s Queens-bound side, a $555 million effort that will be followed by the addition of a Brooklyn-bound span.

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Man Struck by Bushwick Subway; Kosciuszko Bridge Blast is Back On

A man was hospitalized with serious injuries Saturday after sitting on the edge of Bushwick’s Kosciuszko Street subway platform, obstructing an incoming train. [NY Post]

In a move that was prematurely anticipated earlier this summer, on September 24, two sections of Greenpoint’s Kosciuszko Bridge will reportedly be detonated. [DNA Info]

The former Alphabet City movie theater occupying 238-240 E. Third St. boasts a $12 million asking price. [EV Grieve] More →

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McCarren Park Pool’s Summer Return; Free Pet Adoption Drive in Greenpoint

Next month, according to the Newtown Creek Alliance, the Kosciuszko Bridge will merely be disassembled and “will not be exploded.” [Gothamist]

Today swim season officially returns to Williamsburg’s McCarren Park Pool. [Free Williamsburg]

Free four-legged friends will be available for adoption this Sunday afternoon at Petland Discounts on Manhattan Avenue. [Greenpointers] More →

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David Peel Dies at 73; Dog Found in LES Trash Compactor

East Village musician David Peel died yesterday at age 73, days after suffering a massive heart attack last week. [Brooklyn]

On March 30, a healthy Chihuahua was found inside a trash compactor at the Vladeck Houses project on Jackson Street. Police are offering a $2,500 reward to anyone who helps them catch a suspect, to be charged with animal cruelty. [DNA Info]

Landlord Dean Galasso has been indicted for six charged mortgage fraud-related charges stemming from his 10-unit property at 43 Essex Street. [Bowery Boogie] More →