Friday, June 19, 2015

Floating Barge Bar Opening Soon in Greenpoint; and More Brooklyn Briefs

Lunchtime at the Arch in DUMBO. Photo: MK Metz
 - Bobby Love, a 64-year-old Brooklyn dad, had a heartfelt sendoff Thursday morning before heading back to prison after escaping nearly 40 years ago. [Daily News]

- BAMcinemaFest, called the city’s best showcase for independent films, started Wednesday night. [BAM]

- Greenpoint's floating barge bar (and community play space and aquatic center) will be serving booze soon. [Eater]

- Dear Lord: A '90s Fest is coming to Williamsburg in September. [Newsweek]

- Transit cop stabbed; shoots and kills suspect in Brooklyn. [amNY]

- The Brooklyn Veterans Affairs Medical Center plans on closing its 12 West Wing for 15 months, resulting in the loss of 25 acute medical and surgical beds. [Queens Chronicle]

- "The Fence," a very, very long installation showcasing the work of 40 photographers, has reopened for its fourth year in Brooklyn Bridge Park. [Paper Mag]

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