Melissa O’Donnell, chef and owner of Salt Bar, will close her decade-old eatery and open Thelma on Clinton, which she hopes will represent the “multicultural qualities” of the LES. [The Lo-Down]

LES gallerist Rachel Uffner gets a lofty upgrade on Suffolk Street. [Gallerist]
Dogs in Tompkins Square Park are going corporate this Halloween. [EV Grieve]

An EV spot trades up picture frames for pies. [EV Grieve]

Those subway cats that were saved from death on the third rail– and that stopped train service for two hours (against Joe Lhota’s wishes) – now have a cardboard home befitting their celebrity status in Bushwick. [Village Voice]

An L train rider’s iPhone was stolen at gunpoint inside the Wilson Avenue station in Bushwick. [DNAinfo]