A rendering was released of the Mount Sinai Beth Israel building bound for the East Village as early as 2020. [NY1]

On Avenue B, 16-month-old Indian restaurant Babu Ji must contend with its second lawsuit since June for withholding tips and paying staffers less than minimum wage. [Eater NY]

Stage and screen actress Cynthia Nixon now co-owns an E. 3rd Street co-op worth $1.5 million. [Luxury Listings]

Knickerbocker Avenue’s newest restaurant is Cape House, which opened Thursday in the former Amancay’s Diner digs. [Bushwick Daily]

Preview the fare at Modern Love, a recent “swanky vegan comfort food” addition to Union Avenue that boasts a Nebraskan sibling. [Gothamist]

Learn how former engineer Alie Shaper became the Williamsburg winemaker behind Brooklyn Oenology. [Wall Street Journal]

Read a history of Charles Evans Hughes, the Greenpoint resident who was the Republican presidential nominee a century ago. [Greenpointers]

Tonight at Barnes & Noble Union Square, chef Mario Batali will discuss his Big American Cookbook: 250 Favorite Recipes from Across the USA with former Times restaurant critic Frank Bruni.