Greene Grape Provisions is cutting the ribbon on its new store tonight and Community Board 2′s Parks and Recreation Committee is meeting Monday. Get that and more in today’s local news wrap.
City Council Member Letitia James’ allies have said that she is likely to make housing a central issue in her new role as New York City’s Public Advocate.
Bill de Blasio was elected mayor yesterday, and the nabe’s own City Council Member Letitia James took home the public advocate title. Also, read up on a local seminary-turned-duplex on Washington Avenue and a coat drive at a local church.
A woman was shot and killed at the Lafayette Gardens Houses on Tuesday, cops said. In other local news, find out who won the Public Advocate seat and new wireless Internet service in the nabe.
Get news on a Community Board 2 meeting about school co-location and new schools in the community, a debate between Council Member Letitia James and Daniel Squadron and an opportunity to exercise in the nabe.
Summer’s not over yet – check out a book festival, FAB Friday in the nabe and information on the run-off election for public advocate.