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The bar formerly known as Painkiller (now PKNY) will no longer be putting you out of your misery. The bar’s landlord decided not to renew the lease, though no shutter date has been set. [Eater]

Williamsburg real estate prices “plummet”– well, sorta, unless you look at the bigger picture. [DNA Info]
A new website called lets you know the temperature at your local L train station so that you can make an informed decision to ride or stay inside. [Bushwick Daily]

Thought you might run out of time to buy your favorite zine? Fret not! The Lorimer L-Metropolitan G stop zine shop has extended its run through the end of August. [Racked]

East Yoga, which suffered extensive fire damage in a fire last November, is in search of a new East Village home. [EV Grieve]

A homeless man who went on a burglary spree last December – including one East Village hit – was sentenced yesterday to 12 years in prison. [Town and Village Blog]

Sting will perform a series of ten concerts in September and October to benefit The Public Theater. Tickets cost a cool $250 to $2,500 – or you can win them for free in a day-of lottery.  [The Public Theater]

Do Williamsburg realtors want to rid their hands of dealing with the high-price property frenzy? MNS on 165 Bedford Avenue recently hired a managing director from Beverly Hills to head up (er, do the dirty work at) their BK office. [The Real Deal]

A native Brooklynite real estate developer — who pocketed $200,000 meant for low-income housing — was sentenced to 22 months in prison. [New York Daily News]

Want a mani-pedi delivered to your… bedroom? There’s an App for that! Bushwick resident and Berlin native Katja Bartholomess created Gimme Gorgeous, which launched yesterday with a champagne, strawberry and, you guessed it, manicure laden party. [Bushwick Daily]