East Village musician David Peel died yesterday at age 73, days after suffering a massive heart attack last week. [Brooklyn]

On March 30, a healthy Chihuahua was found inside a trash compactor at the Vladeck Houses project on Jackson Street. Police are offering a $2,500 reward to anyone who helps them catch a suspect, to be charged with animal cruelty. [DNA Info]

Landlord Dean Galasso has been indicted for six charged mortgage fraud-related charges stemming from his 10-unit property at 43 Essex Street. [Bowery Boogie]

When Death & Co. owner Ravi DeRossi opens the bar Coup next week in Cooper Square, all of its earnings will go to non-profits and the Trump resistance movement. [NY Times]

A Lower East Side jazz enthusiasts is lobbying to have the Williamsburg Bridge renamed for 86-year-old jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins. [The New Yorker]

Local brass musicians are circulating a petition so they can get permission to play Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” as the soundtrack to this summer’s Kosciuszko Bridge demolition. [Brooklyn Paper]

Beer Karma, a new shop and bar, recently opened in the Union Street building owned by the proprietor’s grandmother. [Brokelyn]

Watch a compilation from last week’s New York Arm Wrestling Association championship, which took place in Gowanus. [Brooklyn Vegan]