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Stalled BQX Streetcar Planning Back on Track By Greenpoint Gazette Editorial Staff Mayor Bill de Blasio is signaling renewed support for the Brooklyn-Queens Connector by awarding a $7.2 million contract to a consulting firm to study the environ-

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ment to seeing the project through. The funds will go to civil engineering consultancy VHB to produce an Environmental Impact Study, a required next step to move the project along in the city’s Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP). Following public hearings, the plan will ultimately come before the City Council, whose approval is required before construction can begin. The plan for the BQX surfaced in 2016 as a self-financed streetcar to traverse a 16 mile path through neighborhoods along the East River, from Sunset Park in Brooklyn to Astoria, Queens. The BQX would integrate with the MTA’s fare payment and transfer system. In 2018, the price tag increased — and the route’s length decreased. De Blasio announced in August that the BQX would need about $1 billion in federal funding for a total price tag of $2.5 billion, even after planners lopped off the five-

mile span through transitstarved Sunset Park, citing worries of low ridership. According to the Wall Street Journal, which first broke the story, the city expects an estimated 50,000 daily riders to use the streetcar. Ben Fried, a spokesperson for commuter advocacy group TransitCenter, was not pleased with the city’s show of faith. Fried called the decision to move forward with the BQX plan “galling” at a time when people are still abandoning buses. The mayor, during his State of the City address in January, promised a bus improvement plan that would increase ridership by 25 percent by the end of 2020. Conceding that the imminent arrival of Amazon HQ in Queens “could have an impact on the margins” of ridership, Fried maintained that those margins did not merit the expense. “[The BQX] is the wrong project at the wrong time,” he told the Greenpoint Gazette. Proponents of the BQX

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Art FIRST THURSDAY GALLERY WALK The first Thursday of every month‚ the galleries of DUMBO stay open late, hosting special events and receptions. Neighborhood restaurants and bars have specials for First Thursday patrons. When: Thursday, February 7th, 6 – 8 p.m. Where: DUMBO/Various Locations

CURATOR TALK: FRIDA KAHLO Discover the intersections of dress, disability, and politics within Frida Kahlo’s artistic practice through presentations by Circe Henestrosa, curator of Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up at the V&A London, and Gannit Ankori, Professor of Fine Arts at Brandeis University. Then, Catherine Morris, Sackler Senior Curator for the Elizabeth A.

Sackler Center for Feminist Art, joins Henestrosa and Ankori for a conversation about the organizing of the special exhibition Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving. When: Saturday, February 9th, 2 – 4 p.m. Where: Crown Heights/ Brooklyn Museum (200 Eastern Parkway)

TANGIBLE A solo exhibition of Min Liu’s animations and installations. Curated by Thomas D. Rotenberg, Tangible examines the format of animation/ moving image by exploring the relationship between its digital representation and analog and physical experience. Blurring the boundary between the visible and the tangible, Min Liu offers her unique styles and fresh perspectives on what animation is, and could be. When: Daily through February 28th, Mon-Fri – 9 a.m. – 10 p.m., Sat – Sun: 10 a.m. – 6

p.m. Where: DUMBO/Made in N.Y. Media Center (30 John Street)

BRIC BIENNIAL: VOLUME III, SOUTH BROOKLYN EDITION This third iteration of the BRIC Biennial presents artists living and working in South Brooklyn, including the neighborhoods of Park Slope, Gowanus, Sunset Park, and Bay Ridge, highlighting the significance of Brooklyn as a place where artists create work and develop their careers. When: Tuesdays-Sundays through April 7th, Tue-Fri: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., Sat – Sun :11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Where: Fort Greene/ BRIC House Gallery (647 Fulton Street)

ROUGH EDGES: ELISE SIEGEL A solo show of ceramic sculpture by Elise Siegel. In this exhibition, a large gathering of Siegel’s idiosyncratic and psychologically expressive portrait busts inhabit the gallery. Although each bust is a distinct individual, they are not portraits of specific persons. Rather, they are embodiments of familiar emotional states — fleeting moments of inner conflict, disquiet, ambivalence and unease. As such, they exude an uncanny sense of

vulnerability and project an interiority that creates a psychological tension. When: Thursdays-Sundays through February 10th, 1 – 6 p.m. Where: Bushwick/STUDIO10 (56 Bogart Street)

ALITA BATTLE ANGEL: PASSPORT TO IRON CITY Guests explore the movie’s Iron City, which has been recreated down to the last detail by the film’s production designers, where they interact with the City’s gritty residents, earn credits by completing puzzles and challenges, experiment with custom technology built for the retro-future Alita aesthetic, and uncover hidden clues to determine their fate with the city’s controlling force. Passport to Iron City fully immerses travelers into the world of Alita’s touching cyberpunk story, and is unlike anything else. When: Daily through February 13th, see http:// alitaexperience.com for schedule Where: Williamsburg/470 Driggs Avenue

JULIAN DASHPER: THE FUTURE MINUS SPACE presents the solo exhibition Julian Dashper: The Future. This is the late artist’s second solo

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Come to Williamsburg for Alita Battle Angel: Passport to Iron City through February 13th. exhibition at the gallery and commemorates ten years since his passing. The exhibition will highlight select art works produced during the 1990s and early 2000s. When: Wednesdays-Saturdays through February 16th, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Where: DUMBO/Minus Space (16 Main Street, Suite A)

POP PORN Curated by Matt Myers, aka Eronin, Pop-Porn spotlights five artists working with modern concepts of eroticism and desire, and how it is essential to us right

now. When: Through February 17th Where: Gowanus/MF Gallery (213 Bond Street)

ARCHITECTURE OF MEMORY: CHERYL MOLNAR SOLO The artist’s process begins with documentation: Molnar photographs locations newly traveled and wellknown and loved.  These photographs are digitally stitched together, combining landscapes with structures from various “memories.” This is the way we experience memories: we confuse the place and time, the

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structures bleed together, places patched together in our minds the way Molnar collages photographs, like concretized memories. These are the improbable landscapes of our memory, given physical shape. On view for “The Architecture of Memory” will be recent collaged paintings on panel as well as small-scale editioned work that reveal much of the early stages of her process, much like “sketches” but done through photographs and digital manipulation. When: By appointment only through February 22nd Where: Greenpoint/Arete Venue and Gallery (67 West Street)

BONNIE COLLURA: PRINCE Bonnie Collura’s sculptural installation Prince critiques our culture’s pattern of repeating iconic characters, gestures, and polarizing traits to create heroes. In her ongoing project, Collura interprets the Prince figure as an amalgamation of four archetypal male characters from history, religion, and popular culture: Jesus, St. Sebastian, C-3PO (the droid from Star Wars), and Abraham Lincoln. When: Wednesdays-Sundays through February 24th, 12 – 6 p.m. Where: DUMBO/Smack

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ONLY THE BEST

Part of this season’s exploration of thematic approaches to collecting, Only The Best highlights new or unexhibited pieces by gallery artists, and takes its name from the wonderful Baron Von Fancy piece that both announces and critiques the exhibition. There are certain qualities particular to photography, and each of these artists is addressing one if not more. Fred Cray uses the photographic materials to confound and to repeat elements. This piece is literally collaged, with a cutout moon placed adjacent to the original print. Both hover over a silhouetted dog. David Brandon Geeting continues his still lifes that look like collages, but aren’t. S.B. Walker’s contribution is a landscape that persists in appearing like something else. These are qualities that make photography particularly enticing, appealing, and different from other art. When: Tuesdays-Saturdays through February 28th, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Where: DUMBO/Janet Borden Inc (91 Water Street)

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Curated by Ben Wright, with jurors Graciela Cassel and Graham Caldwell. Featuring work by: Evan Burnette, Anna Parisi, James Ronner, Kristine Rumman, and Heather Sutherland. When: Daily through March 9th, Saturday hours: 11 a.m. – 7:30p.m. Sunday hours: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Where: Downtown Brooklyn/ Urban Glass (647 Fulton Street)

HEARTS AND STEMS A solo show of sculpture by John Monti. In this exhibition, Monti brings the entire gallery space into play with a profuse installation of wall-mounted sculptures of hearts and flowers When: Tuesdays-Thursdays through March 10th, 1 – 6 p.m. Where: Bushwick/STUDIO10 (56 Bogart Street)

EVERY 16 HOURS A.I.R. Gallery is pleased to announce Every 16 Hours, an exhibition by artist Kadie Salfi. Salfi will be showing a new body of work including paintings that put American gun culture in the crosshairs. This is Salfi’s first solo exhibition in New York City. When; Wednesdays-Sundays through March 10th, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Where: DUMBO/A.I.R. Gallery (155 Plymouth Street)

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Showcasing the photographs of Max de Esteban and Doug Fogelson. Doug Fogelson’s ‘Forms and Records’, explores the physicality and science of the photograph, through a formal exploration of objects, and their representation as photograms. He works with objects that either have a link to the natural world, or with outmoded technology such as vinyl records and architectural forms. The exhibition includes seven unique silver gelatin photograms and 6 color, limited edition prints made from color transparency photograms. The photograms are created through a series of carefully considered multiple exposures, with the color work incorporating additive color mixing, and blending of light. When: Wednesdays-Saturdays through March 10th, 11 a.m.

– 6 p.m. Where: DUMBO/Klompching Gallery (89 Water Street)

A SOUND OF LIGHT, APPEARING AT THE BEND In this all-encompassing maze-like installation by Barbara Campisi, LEDs form colored lines of light when reflected off translucent ‘walls,’ confounding any sense of orientation. The viewers, as they walk inside the piece, complete it through their process of discovery. During performances, dancers wearing lights move through and activate the light-based artwork, creating moving lines of light. When: Thursdays-Sundays through March 16th, 1 – 6 p.m. Where: Fort Greene/FiveMyles (558 St. John’s Place)

UNDERGROUND HEROES: NEW YORK

New York’s transportation system plays a starring role in comics and graphic novels. Drawing on satirical cartoons, comic strips and comic books from the 19th through the 21st centuries, Underground Heroes: New York Transit in Comics is a raucous ride through New York’s transit system from a range of visual storytellers. The exhibit includes such luminaries as Winsor McCay, Will Eisner, Bill Griffith, Roz Chast, Ronald Wimberly and Julia Wertz whose work demonstrates the influence that mass transit has on the stories that are irrevocably woven into the cultural fabric of New York City. When: Tuesdays – Sundays through March 17th, TuesdayFriday: 10am – 4pm Saturday & Sunday: 11am – 5pm Where: Downtown Brooklyn/ New York Transit Museum (99 Schermerhorn St)

WHEN WE WERE STRANGERS

What does it mean to be in love? For eight years, in images, writing and life, plain and simple, we have tried to tease out the answer. Love is a cliche, an idea so easy to imagine but impossible to grasp. Like an overripe fruit, it collapses with a bit of pressure into cloying sweetness and the faint

sense of something lost. At its most basic, falling in love means cleaving away something of yourself and becoming something else. It’s painful and hard, but also carries the potential for profound transformation. When We Were Strangers is the first part of a lifelong project deconstructing love through the prism of our relationship. This first chapter is a love poem of sorts, one that charts what happens when two people attempt to become something more and less than that, when we are more unknown stranger to each other than anything else. But love is an ouroboros that eats the past that came before it. Who was I before you? We are interested in the frayed edges, the messy intersections, the elements of ourselves lost and new facets gained in the process, and the limits to all of that. When: Tuesdays-Saturdays through March 22nd, 11 a.m. 6 p.m. Where: DUMBO/United Photo Industries (16 Main Street)

ENRICO RILEY: NEW WORLD

The paintings are part of an unfolding and evolving cycle that investigates themes of historical and contemporary violence, martyrdom, grief, and the middle passage within a spatial domain. Enrico Riley challenges

THE OLD STONE HOUSE: WITNESS TO WAR

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Rough Edges: Elise Siegel will be on exhibit through February 10th at STUDIO10. viewers to decipher and contextualize his work’s fractured narratives. For many Americans, exposure to the plethora of recent media examples of reflexive violence perpetrated on African-Americans has blurred the boundaries between the historical record with which our country is so familiar and the problems still facing contemporary culture today. When: Tuesdays-Saturdays through March 23rd, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Where: Prospect Park/Jenkins Johnson Projects (207 Ocean Avenue)

Whippoorwill (JOHN LEPORE, PAUL CASSONE AND MATT D'EMIC)

A self-directed exhibit that takes visitors on a journey through the Revolutionary Era in Brooklyn from 1776 until 1783. Ten themed areas allow visitors to explore this history and consider how war impacted the community, what choices citizens had to make at the time, battle strategies, and what makes these issues relevant in today’s world. When: Saturdays & Sundays through August, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Where: Park Slope/Old Stone House (336 3rd Street)

BROOKLYN ABOLITIONISTS/IN PURSUIT OF FREEDOM This major, long-term exhibit explores the unsung heroes of Brooklyn’s anti-slavery movement–ordinary residents, black and white–who shaped their neighborhoods, city and nation with a revolutionary vision of freedom and equality. The exhibit is part of the groundbreaking In Pursuit of Freedom public history project that features new research on Brooklyn’s abolition movement in partnership with Weeksville Heritage Center and Irondale Ensemble Project. When: Wednesdays-Sundays

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through Winter 2019, 12 – 5 p.m. Where: Brooklyn Heights/ Brooklyn Historical Society (128 Pierrepont Street)

Books & Readings THE SWINDLER OF BROOKLYN HEIGHTS: THE FAMILY HISTORY OF THE GREATEST CON MAN OF THE GILDED AGE

There is a bad apple on the family tree of writer and historian Geoffrey C. Ward: his great-grandfather was Ferdinand Ward, whose meteoric rise to become “The Young Napoleon of Wall Street” and sudden, shocking fall he chronicles in his book A Disposition to be Rich. Join Ward as he shares his nefarious ancestor’s story from his small-town boyhood, to his brief heyday in Brooklyn’s most exclusive neighborhood, to the crash that ruined U.S. Grant, took down Wall Street, and made him “the most hated man in America.” When: Thursday, February 7, 6:30 p.m. Where: Brooklyn Heights/ Brooklyn Historical Society (128 Pierrepont Street)

ECLIPSED READING SERIES PRESENTS: STRANGE LOVE READING

Expect poems and stories of bizarre attachments and odd infatuations from awesome local writers Amy Lawless, Bob Raymonda, Molly Tolsky, and Joseph Capehart. There’ll be interactive activities (think: crowdsourcing absurd love notes), hosted by the actual mostest duo: Chelsea Fonden & Janelle Greco. Writers and non-writers alike are welcome to help celebrate Strange Love. When: Thursday, February 7th, 7 – 9 p.m. Where: Bedford-Stuyvesant/ Pelican Bar (382 Marcus Garvey Blvd)

RALLY READING SERIES: BUNTIN, ROYCHOUDHURI, AND PRABASI

The Rally continues its new season with three leading literary warriors of the resistance. It will feature Julie Buntin, Marlena Onnesha Roychoudhuri, The Marginalized Majority; Sarina

Prabasi, The Coffeehouse Resistance. Come see the terrific slate of readers perform, and offer them your questions, comments, and reactions. Be part of the heart of a march in the body of a reading series–a whole new helping of overtly political discourse When: Thursday, February 7th, 7 – 8:30 p.m. Where: Williamsburg/Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer Street)

Educational HOUSING AFFORDABLE FOR US Join Assemblymember Charles Barron and Councilmember Inez Barron for a forum on affordable housing available to the residents of East New York. When: Thursday, February 7th, 6 – 8:30 p.m. Where: East New York/PJAAC (876 Schenck Avenue)

OPEN STUDIOS: BUBBLES Hands-on activities for all ages exploring glass. Learn about the ways that glass – particularly glass bubbles – are used in art and design, and why molten glass loves this shape! Demonstrations will include glassblowing, flameworking, and neon tube bending. When: Saturday, February 9th, 1 – 5 p.m. Where: Fort Greene/Urban

Cannavo, past president of the Columbian Lawyers Association of Brooklyn, also shared a few words about the judge at a recent meeting. “His wake was truly a sad occasion,” Glass (647said. Fulton Street) Cannavo “He lived a full and distinguished life of public service.” WINTER ID the judge, who Cannavo TREE remembered recently served inyou the Bronx Formost this program, will after he took senior status, as a fair judge, who made explore Prospect Park while people feel happy with his positive attitude learning to identify — and hishow red Cadillac. “Heby wasthe a decent andbuds, kind man, a genera tree bark, ous guy who was happy when he made you and other distinctive happy,” Cannavo said. “There was always a smile on his face and a wordthe of encouragecharacteristics. Enjoy ment for anyone who greeted him. He had a subtle beauty of trees in great sense of humor. He was always smilwinter. ing, laughing. He was a dapper dresser. You didn’t live until youFebruary took a ride 10th, with him in When: Sunday, his big red Cadillac, flying along on the 11roads.” a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Giamboi, who wasCenter/ born in 1925, went to Where: Audobon New York Law School prior to being admitProspect Park ted to the NYS Bar in 1955. He served as a Supreme Court judge from 1995 until 2004

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Where: East New York/PJACC (876 Schenck Avenue)

THE PUBLIC ADVOCATE

Explore the rich history and CANDIDATE FORUM social impact of businesses Assemblyman William owned by and serving black Colton (D – Gravesend, communities in Brooklyn. Bensonhurst, Bath Beach, Historian Jason Bartlett is and Dyker Heights) will joined by Cynthia Gordy be sponsoring a Public Giwa, editor-in-chief of the Advocate candidate online publication Blackforum. Many issues have Owned Brooklyn, and Jyll become critical in our Hubbard-Salk, founder of neighborhood. The role Crown Heights yoga studio of the Public Advocate is and Judge Joseph N. Giamboi (left) joined the firm Sullivan Papain Block McGrath Urban Asanas, to discuss the Cannavo after he left the bench in 2004. primarily Brooklynto Eagle file photoand by Rob Abruzzese watch challenges and triumphs of the network of black business owners then and now, and how growing economic empowerment has tied directly to the struggle for equality. Moderated by Digital Editor at Black Enterprise and host of What’s Eating Harlem?, Selena Hill. When: Monday, February 11th, 8 p.m. Where: Brooklyn Heights/ Brooklyn Historical Society (128 Pierrepont Street)

Cannavo’s eulogy came at a Columbian Lawyers meeting on discrimination against Italian-Americans, which seemed appropriate as he recalled the judge’s efforts to build up the association. “He wasthat one ofall theNew founding members of ensure Yorkers what the Columbian Lawyers [Association] receive the City services was,” Cannavo said. “He was always they deserve. Public involved because he The liked to be the tremendous force that hejob was.isHetowas a great supAdvocate’s review porter for everyone. He understood what this the performance of the organization was about and how important it Cityforagencies, was professionalsdevelop of Italian-American descent to haveand a forum where they could proposals improve feel welcome and get the support they needessential that Mostly, he ed to continueservices in this profession. many New depend was a guy who Yorkers stood for the dignity and integrity of Italian Americans in any walk of on. The Public Advocate life. We should be proud of what he stood must be the voice for our for. children, working families, “When he ran for Assembly his slogan was Giamboi,’” Cannavo continand‘Atta-boy the poor. ued. “Judge, I just want to say to you, from When: Wednesday, February all of us, that you did good. Thanks for shar13th, p.m.life with us. Atta boy, ing such6:30 a good Giamboi.” Where: Bath Beach/29 Bay

Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association Honors Justice Jeanette Ruiz

Come get crafty with StuyDYED’s Nadia Pinder working with one of Brooklyn’s craft beer breweries, Strong Rope Brewery in Gowanus. You’ll learn about the craft of tie dye and experience wellmade craft beer during this afternoon session. Make something beautiful for your Valentine OR something lovely for yourself. Love (and tie dye) know no bounds. When: Sunday, February 10th, 2 – 4 p.m. Where: Gowanus/Strong Rope Brewery (574 President Street)

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A sewage treatment facility has some of Greenpoint’s best waterfront views.

The good thing is that the public can see them, too. The Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant is right on the shoreline of the toxic waterway.

It has billion-dollar vistas of the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, whistle-shaped Citigroup Center and an eye-catching array of Long Island City towers. We know this because the city Department of Environmental Protection built a pocket park on a sliver of the site more than a decade ago. As long as you resist the urge to wade or fish in the poisonous creek, which is a federal Superfund site, you’ll have a great time at the Newtown Creek Nature Walk, which is what it’s called. The nature walk is a quarter-mile long. But fear not — if you need exercise, it’s a hike from the nearest subway station and ferry dock to 100 Paidge Ave., where it’s located. Environmental artist George Trakas designed it.

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Native plants grow on the site. In the summer, they’re green, lush and flowering. Just FYI: In winter the trees are leafless, the grasses are sere and brown. The waterfront views are your reason to be here. In addition to the iconic skyscrapers, you’ll see a barge being loaded with crushed cars on the Queens shoreline. And on the far side of Whale Creek, which is one of the nature walk’s boundaries, you’ll see the sewage treatment plant’s digester eggs. The gigantic metal spheres process organic sludge but look glam.

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This patient was hit in the nose with a soft ball. She had a closed nasal reduction to straighten the bridge of the nose that was deviated to the right. By: Sydney C. Butts, MD

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think I broke my nose!” These words may be uttered after a sports injury, fall, car accident or an assault. Though nasal fractures are the most common of all facial fractures, determining the presence of a fracture and the possible need for surgery require the guidance of a surgical specialist and is a common reason a patient will see an otolaryngologist (ear, nose, and throat specialist). It is important to be informed about how to get timely evaluation and treatment. Delays can result in complications and deformities that negatively affect nasal shape and breathing. Any severe blow to the nose should raise the suspicion of a break or fracture of the bones. Patients may experience pain, bruising, swelling, a nose bleed and difficulty breathing through the nostrils. Change in the shape of the nose, with twisting or flattening/widening of the bridge of the nose are signs of a fracture. Evaluation should be sought the day of the injury. This will usually be with an emergency physician or a primary care physician. A broken nose may also result in soft tissue injuries, including a hematoma(blood clot) of the nasal septum inside the nasal cavity. This is an emergency that must be drained promptly to prevent permanent damage to the septum. In situations where a hematoma has developed or there is a bad nose bleed

Dr. Sydney C. Butts, board certified, the American Board of Otolaryngology

associated with the injury, an otolaryngologist will often be called to assist in management. Imaging-plain xray or CT scan-is sometimes ordered but not required when the diagnosis is apparent. All patients with severe nasal trauma should be referred for follow up with an otolaryngologist or other facial trauma surgeon 3-5 days after the injury, because significant swelling at the initial evaluation can obscure changes in the shape of the nose (and this is where imaging can be of assistance). With a decrease in swelling, the decision will be made if surgery is needed. Healing in children is faster than in adults so it is especially important that they have prompt follow up. A closed nasal reduction is a procedure done to realign the fractured nasal bones. The nose bones are still mobile during the first 7-10 days and can be manipulated back in place and stabilized with a nasal cast worn for 7 days. This procedure generally takes 15 minutes and is done as an outpatient surgical procedure. If surgery is not done within this time frame, the bones begin to heal. To straighten the nose at this point, the bones have to be rebroken — a procedure called a septorhinoplasty — usually several months after the injury. A treatment delay is more serious in young children (less than 13 years) because the kind of extensive nasal procedures used after bone healing has occurred can disturb facial growth. Nasal fractures are readily treated but patients should ensure they seek medical attention right away and have prompt follow up so that if surgery is needed, there are no delays and the shape of the nose is restored. —— Bio — Dr. Sydney C. Butts is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. She is fellowship trained in Facial Plastic Surgery and board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Her two primary offices are located in Brooklyn Heights at 185 Montague St., 5th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201 (718-780-1498) and at SUNY Downstate Medical Center at 470 Clarkson Ave., Suite H, Brooklyn, NY 11203 (718-270-4701). —— For more information on our providers, services, location, and initial registration forms to make your first visit more convenient, please visit our website at upbrooklynent.com Follow us on Facebook! Search Brooklyn ENT

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‘Zero Waste Grocery Service’ No Longer an Oxymoron By Megan Lazaros Special to Greenpoint Gazette

A new grocery delivery service has arrived in Brooklyn and it’s a relief for those of us seeking refuge from the wave of plastic we encounter at our grocery stores. The Wally Shop delivers package-free local and organic groceries straight to your door. If, like me, you’re trying to live a low-waste lifestyle in NYC, grocery shopping can be a anxiety-inducing challenge. Saying no to plastic and disposables can be difficult and our choices can feel limiting or time consuming — and seriously, who has time to spare? Though I mean well in my quest to refuse plastic, live sustainably, and eat locally, I often succumb to a quick trip to the grocery stores or bodegas where the aisles are stacked with packaged foods, plastic-wrapped bananas and veggies that have most likely sat there for three months. Until recently, it hard to do otherwise. Enter the Brooklyn-based Wally Shop. The Wally Shop delivers groceries in reusable packages, like cloth produce bags and mason jars to ensure every customer has a zero waste grocery experience.

Gazette contributor Meg Lazaros strives to live a zero waste lifestyle to counter climate change. Photo courtesy of Meg Lazaros

The company also partners with local farms and small businesses to ensure that customers receibe the most nutritious foods with the lowest carbon footprint. Returning the packaging is easy. You hand it off to Wally Shop staff at the time of your next delivery. From there, The Wally Shop sanitizes the packaging so that they can use it again for another delivery. It’s a perfect little closed loop system. Perhaps more companies will take note of this model and offer customers convenient and sustainable shopping options. The Wally Shop currently delivers to zip codes in Bushwick, Greenpoint, Williamsburg, Carroll Gardens, Prospect Heights, Bay Ridge, East New York, Crown Heights, Park Slope, Boerum Hill, Sunset Park, and beyond. The company said it plans to expand to Manhattan next before eventually heading into Queens. For more information, visit thewallyshop.co. ___________________ Meg Lazaros is a creative director and brand strategist focused on supporting environmentally conscious brands and organizations. She is a Bronx native living in Greenpoint and championing waste reduction across NYC.

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Quentin Tarantino-Themed Bar Opening in Williamsburg By Raanan Geberer Greenpoint Gazette

“KillBar,” a theme bar that pays homage to director Quentin Tarantino, was scheduled to open last Friday in Williamsburg. Tarantino’s influence is seen everywhere, from the decor to the food to the names of the drinks. The

bar itself resembles the tavern scene in “Inglourious Basterds,” and artist Amar Stewart has created Tarantino-themed paintings, according to amNewYork. Among the dishes offered are Hateful 8 Wings, referencing Tarantino’s 2015 Western; Death Proof Chili, named after his 2007 horror

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Enid’s, Well-Known Greenpoint Restaurant, Set to Close By Meaghan McGoldrick Greenpoint Gazette

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