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Cyclist Assaults Driver in Greenpoint; First Ever Trans Theater Festival

Amy Sedaris giving away bad motel-room art at Openhouse last night. (Photo: Daniel Maurer)

Amy Sedaris giving away bad motel-room art at Openhouse last night. (Photo: Daniel Maurer)

Monday night on McGuinness Avenue, a cyclist allegedly got off his bike, opened a car door, and assaulted the driver with his bike lock before taking off. [Gothamist]

Last week a man was shoved and hurt while taking out the trash at a Dupont Street senior center. [Brooklyn Paper]

Six East Villages buildings were just acquired for $127 million by the investment firm Lightstone Group. [The Real Deal]

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Sheldon Silver Gets 12 Years; Delaware & Hudson Adds Tavern

  
Former NY state assembly speaker Sheldon Silver, who represented the Lower East Side, received a 12-year prison sentence yesterday on corruption charges. [NY Times]

Early Monday evening, a 7-year-old girl was groped at a kosher grocery store on Bedford Avenue. The attacker evaded arrest. [Brooklyn Paper]

An attempted robber with a gun made off empty-handed from a Williamsburg department store Sunday afternoon. [Brooklyn Paper]

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Stomp Ordered to Fork Over $2.2M; Fire Dancing School Opens in Bushwick

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

On Saturday, a naked and bleeding woman was found semi-conscious between two parked cars on Bushwick’s Goodwin Place. She was taken to Brookdale Hospital, where she underwent surgery. [Bushwick Daily]

Near the Williamsburg intersection of Cook Street and Evergreen Avenue, a 26-year-old was choked and robbed of his phone and approximately $200. [Brooklyn Paper]

One of the six kittens found in a suitcase on Wythe Avenue last month was adopted by the police officer who helped rescue the litter. [Gothamist]

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Brewery Coming to Bushwick; Guide to Outdoor Film Screenings

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

According to photos, developers at the former Domino Sugar Refinery in Williamsburg forklifted a parked car to make room for ongoing construction. [NY Post]

Kings County Brewers Collective will soon become the first new Bushwick brewery in four decades. [Edible Brooklyn]

Ludlow House, the Soho House offshoot, is now scheduled to open in late May. [Bowery Boogie]

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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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