Alexis Diaz on Rag and Bone

(Photo: Scott Lynch)

On E. 6th Street, the 86-unit Hudson East apartment building was purchased for $60 million. [The Real Deal]

Comedian Jessica Delfino will soon open The Unicorn, a music/comedy club, at 105 Henry Street. [Bowery Boogie]

A new restaurant called Funny BBQ will take up residence in Congee Bowery’s former home. In September, Congee Bowery was shuttered by the Department of Health for a multitude of violations. [Bowery Boogie]

The Times weighed in on Noho’s renaissance. [NYT]

New Yorkers for Parks rated Rockaway Beach the best beach in NYC. [NY Daily News]

Tonight at Ramona in Greenpoint, author Reid Mitenbuler will talk about his book  Bourbon Empire: The Past and Future of America’s Whiskey (free, 6:30 p.m.) [The Skint]

Tomorrow at 6:30 p.m., John Cusack will promote his new Beach Boys film, Love and Mercy, with director Bill Pohlad and music legend Brian Wilson at Soho’s Apple store (free, RSVP required).