Williamsburg Overlook

(Photo: Dima James)

The MTA gave itself an $8 million budget increase, which may lead to both increased G train service and M train service on the weekends. [Daily News]

The driver who crashed into East Village Farm & Grocery last month, 32-year-old Shaun Martin of Queens, is being charged with a DWI and vehicular assault. [Streetsblog]
The owners of Theatre 80 on St. Marks were mugged on Friday afternoon. Genie Otway was hit by the perpetrator’s getaway car, and a fundraiser has been launched to pay for her medical expenses. [Bowery Boogie]

The Post seems to confirm reports that Danny Bowien of the much-hyped Mission Chinese Food will open a Mexican joint on Orchard Street, but the chef tweets that “rumors are rumors.” [Eater]

The dreaded new Lower East Side location of Soho House is filing for its liquor license with the SLA, despite opposition by Community Board 3. [The Lo-Down]

Lady Gaga’s (former?) friend is publishing a memoir about his experiences with the star when they were both broke and anonymous on the Lower East Side. [NY Post]

GQ’s list of the 50 best things to eat and drink in the United States features four different Brooklyn foods, including Briskettown’s Brisket Taco. [GQ]