CW Pencil Enterprise became the third business temporarily sidelined in its Lower East Side building by a reported mold outbreak. [Bowery Boogie]

Per last week’s Community Board 3 meeting, the improved Essex Street Market will open to the public in September 2018. [Bowery Boogie]

Williamsburg’s N. 11th Street now boasts 10 units of affordable housing for $722 to $900/month. Applications must be submitted by July 28. [Brokelyn]

Artist Deborah Kass’s recognaizable YO/OY sculpture was recently uprooted from Brooklyn Bridge Park to N. 6th Street. [Brownstoner]

Nine-year-old Nicaraguan eatery A Casa Fox closed on Orchard Street in late June but plans to reopen elsewhere. [Bowery Boogie]

On First Avenue, Little Tong Noodle Shop earned a pair of stars from food critic Pete Wells. [NY Times]

Williamsburg Pizza spinoff Brooklyn Pizza Crew is the newest vendor at Berg’n, the Smorgasburg-affiliated food and beer hall in Crown Heights. [Eater NY]

LES photographer and activist Clayton Patterson will discuss his 80s-era Pyramid Club snapshots with Esopus editor Tod Lippy tonight in a free talk at the Tompkins Square Library. [The Skint]

The upcoming second season of Issa Rae’s HBO series, Insecure, will be feted Sunday night at a sold-out, House of Yes shindig called Hella Brunch. [Bushwick Daily]