The additional funds from this year's budget bring the total budget for the project to $33 million.
The new club, The Standing Room, will continue to offer comedy with an emphasis on the bar's cocktails.
The BID, run by LIC Partnership, may expand to cover Vernon Boulevard, Jackson Avenue and 44th Drive.
The team behind eateries SHI and Skinny's Cantina will be taking over the shuttered Borden Avenue space.
The neighborhood is expected to get its best views in years of the Macy's fireworks this Fourth of July.
The market and its beer garden will stay open until 10:30 p.m. on Saturday for the holiday.
There will be no parking from 44th Drive to 54th Avenue between Vernon Boulevard and the East River.
A man broke into Lady M Confections on 43rd Road, stealing laptops and tools.
A petition calling for a school to be built at the affordable housing site has more than 400 signatures.
The expansion will complete the park, the first portion of which opened in summer 2013.
Chris Carlson adorned the construction scaffolding next door to his home with art and holiday lights.
The Hunters Point Parks Conservancy event will feature food, music and a contest for best sunset photo.
Tenants began moving into the first of the two affordable buildings last week.
The gallery space in Edison Price Lighting shows off both local art and the company's light fixtures.
The groundbreaking will include stories, face-painting, carnival games and food from local eateries.
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