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Long-time Community Board 3 member and E.V. bar owner David McWater will resign from his volunteer post following controversy that his spot on the State Liquor Authority subcommittee conflicted with his duties as an owner of three local bars. [Village Voice]

Prosecutors allege that William E. Rapfogel stole more than $5 million he headed the Metropolitan New York Council on Jewish Poverty; “investigators found $400,000 squirreled away in his Lower East Side apartment” (and more in his home in Monticello, of course). [NY Times]
Tompkins Square Park regular and musician Giuseppi Logan was jumped Saturday morning — nothing was taken off his person because nothing was on him, but locals got together anyway and presented him with a stash of money. [EV Grieve]

Seward Park may soon be getting an Andy Warhol museum and strip mall, but once upon a time it looked like a bombed out war zone. [Bowery Boogie]

Vanessa’s Dumplings in Williamsburg re-opened after it shut down briefly to investigate claims that outdoor tables were on public instead of private property. [Free Williamsburg]

Community Board 4 members in Bushwick defended their recommendation to rezone the old Rheingold Brewery site to make way for new development, even though their decision shut out public input. [Buswhick Daily]

Greenpoint restaurant Eat is hosting silent meals. ““This is an opportunity for people to experience food as they might not otherwise,” explains the restaurant’s “quiet feast curator.” [Brooklyn Daily]

Justin “I’m a Mac” Long sold his condo on Norfolk Street for a cool $2.38 million. [NY Observer]

A former textile factory in Williamsburg called “Villain Warehouse” now hosts a multimedia savvy church. [DNAinfo]

If you love those fresh oysters and tasty cocktails prepared by suspendered mixologists at Maison Premiere on Bedford Avenue but have a hard time sitting down to enjoy them because so does everyone else, here’s great news! You can now get ahead of the crowd remotely and make a reservation online. [Eater]