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LES Gains a Gallery and Loses a Pizzeria; Full Moon Fest Redux

early morning sleeper

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This weekend, 100-plus Bushwick residents lobbied at Cathedral of Joy Church of God for affordable housing on the development underway at the former Rheingold Brewery. [Gothamist]

The James Cohan Gallery is slated to open a third location this Halloween at 291 Grand Street, which was previously a fish market. [NY Times]

After 45 years in business, Vic’s Pizza on Essex Street will shutter sometime before October. [Bowery Boogie]

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Triple Shooting in Bushwick; New Venture for Boss of Barramundi

Mars Bar reunion at WhiteBox: The Last Party

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Two teens and a 23-year-old were shot last night around 11:30 p.m. at the intersection of Cornelia Street and Bushwick Avenue. All three arrived at Kings County Hospital in stable condition; the perpetrator(s) have not been found. [NY Daily News]

Three hundred-plus pigeons have reportedly been kidnapped from Washington Square Park and possibly sent to Pennsylvania for an upcoming hunt. [Washington Square Park Blog]

Barramundi‘s owner, Tony Powe, partnered with the Moscow 57 team to create a new restaurant at 168 1/2 Delancey Street called Kapowski’s. [NY Times]

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Another Run at Crowdfunding for B&H; The Narrows Turns 5

Mars Bar reunion at WhiteBox: The Last Party (Photo: PepKim)

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B&H Dairy has launched its second crowdfunding campaign since the eatery was forced to close following an East Village gas line exploded in March. [The Daily Meal]

Community Board 3 Chair Gigi Li withdrew from the race for Assembly District Leader from Part C of the 65th Assembly District after allegedly fabricating petition signatures. [Bowery Boogie]

The organization New York Communities for Change and Real Affordability For All reports that 28 percent of East Village apartments double as illegal Airbnb hotel rooms. [NY Daily News]

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Homeless Shelter Sells For $26M; Heavy Metal Yoga in Greenpoint

Larry Clark, Leo Fitzpatrick, and Jonny Abrahams (Photo: PepKim)

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In Williamsburg, a 31-year-old man was shot in the leg Thursday while en route to his grandmother’s home on Bushwick Avenue. [DNA Info]

A manhole fire caused a four-hour power outage yesterday on the Lower East Side. [NY1]

Recently released paperwork revealed that last fall developer Aby Rosen purchased the homeless women’s shelter on Lafayette Street for $26 million. [The Real Deal]

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Trash and Vaudeville Leaves St. Marks; Williamsburg Gets a Ralph Lauren

Cern

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Trash and Vaudeville plans to relocate from its 40-year-old digs on St. Marks Place to E. 7th Street this fall. [EV Grieve]

According to surveillance footage, two men looted a television from Kennedy Grilled Chicken in Bushwick earlier this month. [News 12 Brooklyn]

Police say a man broke into a Roebling Street apartment on July 14 and took off with a large computer monitor and multiple credit cards. [Brooklyn Paper]

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Todd Solondz and Danny DeVito in the EV; Church of Nativity Holds Last Mass

Drag March 2015, Pride NYC

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A 34-year-old woman was declared dead around 4:30 p.m Thursday at the Bushwick Hotel on Bushwick Avenue. [News 12 Brooklyn]

Jonquel Jones, 27, was sentenced Friday to 16 years in prison for two East Village crimes: raping a female tourist and sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl. [Village Voice]

Last night The Church of Nativity in the East Village held its final mass. [Pix 11]

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Tompkins Park Sleepover Protest; Drug Bust in Greenpoint

Drag March 2015, Pride NYC

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Greenpoint gallery 106 Green will host a fundraiser on August 9 to help pay for the medical bills of recently attacked artist Bryan Osburn. [Greenpointers]

Police charged four men with dealing crack, heroin and marijuana to undercover officers approximately 60 times at Greenpoint’s Cooper Houses. [DNA Info]

Landlord Ben Shaoul sold the converted rental building at 31-33 Second Avenue for $29 million, more than five times the price he paid for the property four years ago. [Bowery Boogie]

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Artist Attacked in Greenpoint; Laptop Heist at Vice HQ

Okuda

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A woman sitting on a bench outside the Riis Houses in the East Village on Wednesday night was shot in both feet as two men argued nearby. Police are searching for the shooter and the woman was treated at Bellevue Hospital. [NY Daily News]

Artist Bryan Osburn wound up with multiple lacerations and a shattered jaw when he was attacked by four men on his way home from his Greenpoint studio Friday evening. [NY Observer]

On July 14, a thief stole 11 laptops from VICE‘s office at S. Second Street and Kent Avenue in Williamsburg. [Brooklyn Paper]

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Bike Rider Attacked in Greenpoint; Free Cocktails at By Brooklyn

Giglio Feast Williamsburg 2015

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A 25-year-old Hispanic man riding his bike through Greenpoint Sunday was attacked by two white men in what police are calling a possible hate crime. [News 12 Brooklyn]

On Thursday a man was treated at Bellevue Hospital for a gunshot wound to the leg he suffered by a runaway assailant near Ten Eyck Walk in Williamsburg. Meanwhile, three days later, a tanning woman had her purse stolen from her Marcy Avenue rooftop. [Brooklyn Paper]

Zegarmistrz Watchmaker Service was evicted from its Manhattan Avenue storefront one week ago after 26 years in Greenpoint. [Gothamist]

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Cat Circus Photos Galore; B&H Aims to Reopen This Month

TTW - Artsy Entrance

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The East Village proprietor of Mr. Charlie’s Pet Services, Charlie Romonofsky, died last Friday at the age of 57. [EV Grieve]

No one was injured and firefighters quickly quelled the flames at 410 East 6th Street early Sunday afternoon. [PIX 11]

Yesterday B&H Dairy, a victim of this spring’s East Village gasline explosion, revealed that they hope to be back in business by the end of July. [Bowery Boogie]

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Obamas Dine in Nolita; Truck Strikes Man in Chinatown

Outie

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Police arrested 24-year-old Maykel Felix-Tejada, who was driving a dump truck with a suspended license when he hit an 83-year-old man who was crossing Bowery and Canal Streets Friday afternoon. The victim was pronounced dead upon arrival at Downtown Beekman Hospital. [Bowery Boogie]

The Parks Department received a payday of over $400K from Greenpoint Landing developers seeking to cut down three trees. [Brooklyn Paper]

Streit’s Matzo factory, which resided on the Lower East Side for nine decades, will relocate to Orangetown, New Jersey. [Bowery Boogie]

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Stray Bullet Hits Car in Bushwick; Greenpointers Not a Fan of Compost Bins

Roof Sculpture - Red Square NYC

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Ray’s Candy Store owner Ray Alvarez, 82, was back at his Avenue A spot this week for the first time following heart valve replacement surgery in June. [EV Grieve]

In Bushwick last Wednesday around 9 p.m., a man fired a gun on Knickerbocker Avenue, hitting a car. [News 12 Brooklyn]

Both Barramundi and 2nd Floor on Clinton will vacate 67 Clinton Street on July 29. [Bowery Boogie]

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