According to the state’s Department of Health, most parts of blue crabs found in the Gowanus Canal (an EPA-declared Superfund Site) are safe for certain demographics to eat. [Pardon Me For Asking]

The team behind Avenue A’s Boulton & Watts were approved to take over one Ludlow Street and one Rivington Street establishment currently owned by Rob Shamlian. [Bowery Boogie]

Lower East Side Italian spot Bacaro will welcome a sibling this week when it’s chef/owner, Frank DeCarlo, debuts Barba Bianca on Long Island. [Eater NY]

Thursday night on E. 12th Street, restaurant Ciao for Now will screen What About Me, a film starring the early-90s East Village. [EV Grieve]

Friends NYC in Bushwick will host a sale and tattoo pop-up shop next Thursday, where the ink options (provided by Greenpoint’s Evil and Love) will set you back just $20. [Brokelyn]

Late this month, Noma co-founder Mads Refslund will tease his forthcoming Williamsburg eatery, Fire & Ice, with two evenings of five-course dinners at N’eat on Second Avenue. [Bowery Boogie]

Starting June 30, the Norman Avenue outpost of the Brooklyn Library will be out of commission for a year-long, $15 million facelift. [DNA Info]

Tour a two-bedroom Williamsburg condo seeking a buyer for $969K. [Brownstoner]