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Arrest in Lower East Side Beating; Sentencing in Williamsburg Gang Assault

Two people from Woodside, Queens were arrested for allegedly beating a man during a fight that spilled out of Pianos. [DNAinfo]

A 24-year-old was sentenced to four years in prison for a 2013 incident in which members of Williamsburg’s Shomrim Safety Patrol beat a man until he lost sight in one eye. [DNAinfo]

Developers have scaled back a 12-story building that was going to replace the old Stuyvesant post office in the East Village. [DNAinfo]

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Police Shoot Pitbulls in Bushwick; Greenpoint Is ‘Land of $14 Hamburger’

Police officers shot and killed two pitbulls that were mauling a 50-year-old man outside a Bushwick bodega. [NY Daily News via Gothamist]

Local shopkeepers are fighting to stay put as Greenpoint becomes the “land of the $14 hamburger.” [DNAinfo]

Prosecutors will push for additional charges against the ex-cop accused of shooting a Greenpoint neighbor in the head. [DNAinfo]

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The Stone Relocates to New School; ABC No Rio Demolition Begins

Just in time for International Women’s Day, the East Village has been blanketed in posters featuring Donald Trump’s “grab them by the pussy” quote. [Jeremiah’s Vanishing NY]

Next year, John Zorn’s East Village venue The Stone will move to the New School’s Glass Box Theater on West 13th St. [Village Voice]

East Village longtimer San Loco has expanded to Bushwick. [Brownstoner]

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Williamsburg No Longer Millennial-Friendly; Essex Crossing Adds Affordable Housing

Astoria is the neighborhood most popular with millennial looking to move in with roommates, a study finds. Williamsburg didn’t even make the list. [DNAinfo]

The developers of Essex Street Crossing are adding more affordable housing. [Curbed]

The few day laborers who lined up at a South Williamsburg corner during yesterday’s Day Without Immigrants doubled their rates. [DNAinfo]

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Neo-Nazi Attack in LES; 60-Year-Old Tased in Alphabet City

A 60-year-old man was tased and robbed in the East Village early Thursday morning. [NBC]

Alleged Neo-Nazis beat up a pair of brothers outside of Clockwork bar over the anti-fascist sticker on one of their phones. [NY Post]

Real estate developer Benjamin Shaoul feels Donald Trump will drive growth, which will “continue to eat up the supply of housing.” [Real Estate Weekly]

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Pixies Playing New Williamsburg Venue; Best Mac and Cheeses

Hugh A. Reid, proprietor of the eponymous Greenpoint funeral home, died last week at age 89. [Greenpointers]

Portland-based pizzeria Sizzle Pie will start serving up slices and puns (ex: “6 Degrees of Kevin Bacon”) Monday at their new Williamsburg outpost. [Gothamist]

Kimchi Grill, specializing in Korean-Mexican fusion, will open its third Brooklyn location this summer in Bushwick. [Bushwick Daily] Keep Reading »

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Blue Bottle and Van Leeuwen Expand; Tour Williamsburg’s Priciest Apartment

Yesterday, the MTA board voted to keep the price of a single subway ride at $2.75 during 2017, but raise the price of each unlimited pass option. The fare increased go into effect on March 19. [Gothamist]

Blue Bottle Coffee opens for business tomorrow at 279 McKibbin Street in East Williamsburg. [Bushwick Daily]

Through Monday, 107 Norfolk Street will host a pop-up installation of “Subway Therapy,” the multitude of affirmation Post-Its New Yorkers left in the Union Square subway station after Election Day. [Bowery Boogie] Keep Reading »