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Pulaski Bridge Bike Path Debuts; LES History Month

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Last night near Grand and Willett Streets, a 56-year-old driver was rear-ended by a taxi before the cab’s passenger punched him in the face. [Daily Intelligencer]

Today the Pulaski Bridge Bike Path debuts, connecting Greenpoint and Long Island City. [Gothamist]

The old Moscot glasses store at Orchard and Delancey Streets may be replaced by a 12-story apartment complex. [Bowery Boogie]

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LES Anti-Nightlife Group Sued; Williamsburgers Rally Against Floating Power Plant

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

Police are searching for two men caught on a security camera fleeing the Linden Street apartment where a man was shot and killed Tuesday. [DNA Info]

On Friday near the Williamsburg Bridge, three teens forced a man to buy them beer and cigarettes before choking him into unconsciousness and robbing him. [DNA Info]

Four restaurants near the corner of Orchard and Broome Streets were robbed early yesterday morning. [Bowery Boogie]

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Man Punched For Looking Like Shia LaBeouf; Sanatorium-Themed Cocktail Bar

At Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado. (Photo: Daniel Maurer)

At Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado. (Photo: Daniel Maurer)

In Bushwick yesterday, a 37-year-old man died after he was shot in the shoulder inside his Linden Street apartment. [DNA Info]

A 26-year-old man was punched in the face at the Delancey Street subway station Saturday because he “look[ed] like Shia LaBeouf.” [Gothamist]

At a Williamsburg hookah bar at 4 a.m. Saturday morning, a man was stabbed in the arm after an argument about his girlfriend. [Brooklyn Paper]

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Brooklyn-Queens Connector Gets Support; Dessert Atelier in Bushwick

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

Mayor de Blasio’s proposed 16-mile Brooklyn-Queens Connector was endorsed by urban planners who studied the specifics of the project. [Politico NY]

Veterans of LA eatery Gjelina recently partnered with restauranteur Ken Friedman to open a two-story Noho restaurant at 45 Bond Street. [Eater NY]

Saluggi’s Pizza will replace The Comfort diner at 399 Grand Street on the Lower East Side. [Bowery Boogie]

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Prince Tribute Mural On Ludlow; Nuyorican Poets Cafe Director Dies

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

Roland Legiardi-Laura, the director of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe in the East Village, died of cancer last week. [EV Grieve]

A 24-year-old woman who was being followed was the victim of a rape attempt Saturday afternoon inside her apartment building, located at the corner of Stanton and Pitt Streets. [NY Post]

Electrical wires caused the Dekalb Avenue fire that decimated five buildings last month, according to the FDNY. [DNA Info]

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Bushwickers Fight MTA Displacement; Purple Rain at Village East Cinema

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

Both 77 and 79 Rivington Street are being auctioned off in a lot where bids start at $11 million. [Bowery Boogie]

Bushwick residents in danger of displacement when the MTA commences with M train repairs will fight to keep their homes. [DNA Info]

According to Airbnb, 40,000 guests used the site to secure temporary housing last year in Bushwick and Bed-Stuy. [DNA Info]

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Tim Burton Theme Bar Opening Soon; Hot Sauce Expo This Weekend

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

Ecuadorians held a vigil in Maria Hernandez Park for the victims of Saturday’s devastating earthquake in that nation. [Bushwick Daily]

According to a bartender at Crown Vic on South 2nd Street, the establishment will shutter in the near future. [Gothamist]

The East Village’s forthcoming Tim Burton tribute bar, Beetle House, will open soon at 308 E. 6th Street. [EV Grieve]

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Family of East Village Explosion Victim Sues; St. Mark’s Church Turns 50

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

A victim of the Spring 2015 East Village explosion, Nicholas Figueroa, is the subject of a wrongful death lawsuit his family filed recently in the state’s Supreme Court. [The Real Deal]

In North Brooklyn last week, a woman had her wallet stolen from a Wythe Avenue bar while a motorcycle was taken from N. 6th Street. [Brooklyn Paper]

A mugger looted $181 dollars from a Williamsburg man Friday afternoon on Third Street. [Brooklyn Paper]

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East Villager Wins Music Pulitzer; M Train Repair Could Displace Bushwickers

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

New Yorkers, today is primary day—cast your vote for your party’s presidential nominee.

Congrats to Henry Threadgill, a longtime East Villager who won the Pulitzer Prize for Music yesterday.

When repairs to the M train are underway next year, some Bushwick residents will be asked to leave their homes for at least six months. [Newsday]

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Group Beats Up a Man in Bushwick; W-Burg Apartment Building Boasts “Jam Room”

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A 26-year-old man was attacked by at least eight assailants outside Vaqueros restaurant on Saturday at midnight. The Bushwick altercation was captured on video. [Gothamist]

At Progress High School in Williamsburg, a police officer working with the School Safety Division was filmed in December striking an 18-year-old student twice with his baton. [NY1]

Two thieves are canvassing Bushwick by crawling through apartment windows, police say. [Brooklyn Paper]

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Fatal Shooting in East Village; NYC’s Best Record Stores

Police report that last night Elliot Caldwell, 23, was shot and killed outside the Campos Plaza houses at 635 E. 12th Street in Alphabet City. [DNA Info]

A Clinton Street man was arrested after a camera caught him having sex with his girlfriend’s dog, Princess, according to cops. [NY Daily News]

In Bushwick, Verizon employees picketed outside their workplace yesterday after a deadline was missed to negotiate with their union, Communications Workers of America. [Bushwick Daily]

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Iggy Visits Tompkins Square Park; Where to Watch the Democratic Debate

David Gilmour of Pink Floyd at Madison Square Garden, 4/12.

David Gilmour of Pink Floyd at Madison Square Garden, 4/12.

In September, “the world’s cheapest Michelin-starred restaurant,” Tim Ho Wan of Hong Kong, will open an American location in Spice’s former digs on the corner of 10th St. and 4th Avenue. [Village Voice]

At Lot 45 in Bushwick, Danny DeVito, Rosario Dawson and Tim Robbins all attended a Bernie Sanders-sponsored dance party. [Bushwick Daily]

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