Citi Bike is expanding to Williamsburg, Greenpoint and more this month

In case you missed the news, Citi Bike is coming to North Brooklyn and Long Island City this month.

Citi Bike expansion will begin in August with a first wave of new stations including the first Queens stations, in Long Island City, along with expansion further into Brooklyn with new stations in Williamsburg, Greenpoint and Bedford-Stuyvesant. The announcement is the first phase of a dramatic expansion plan that will double the size of the popular bike share network from 6,000 to 12,000 bikes over the course of two years as it grows across New York City… [Read more…]

East River Park’s Summer Movie Lineup

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The lineup for East River Park’s (Kent and North 8th) outdoor movies has been released. This year offers a mix of films for kids and adults alike. The movies will be Monday nights this summer screening at 8:30pm:

June 24 – Despicable Me
July 1 – Life of P
July 8, – Hugo
July 15 – The Artist
July 22 – Up
July 29, – Skyfall

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First Renderings Of Williamsburg Park, Site Of This Summer’s Waterfront Concerts

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We previously posted about the Open Space Alliance moving this summer’s Waterfront concert series from East River Park to an industrial lot on Kent Avenue between N. 11th and N. 12th. Now OSA has announced that the new space will be called Williamsburg Park and released the first renderings of what the venue will look like.

Granted, the images have graphics right out of a Nintendo 64 game. And a major change is that this season’s venue doesn’t have a waterfront view of Manhattan. But some changes are good, like how there will no longer be a restricted area for drinking beer.

OSA also made its first band announcement, Swedish punk band REFUSED, who will be performing on June 18th. The series begins on June 1st.

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