Around 3 a.m. Wednesday morning, two men—one armed—stole $2K from the Bedford Avenue location of The Meatball Shop, forcing an employee into a walk-in freezer. [NY Post]

Parm has closed its Williamsburg location of three-and-a-half years, setting its sights on Downtown Brooklyn instead. [Eater NY]

A real estate investment firm is attempting to unload six Wooster Street condos for $105 million. [The Real Deal]

Top Chef alum Leah Cohen will double her restaurant real estate, adding a Jersey City joint (Piggyback Bar) to go along with her current Clinton Street digs (Pig & Khao). [Eater NY]

Sun Bakery, a purveyor of Chinese pastries on the Lower East Side’s Essex Street, recently shuttered. [Bowery Boogie]

For six nights next month, LoftOpera will bring Pagliacci to a onetime bus depot on Bushwick’s Randolph Avenue. [Playbill]

Take a look at the under-construction, much-protested St. Mark’s Place Starbucks. [EV Grieve]

Lil Frankie’s in the East Village, Gaia Italian Café on the Lower East Side and Lilia in Williamsburg made this round-up of “The Best (Mostly Affordable) Pasta Places In NYC.” [Gothamist]