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Photo: Scott Lynch)

Bushwick neighborhood groups are circulating a petition calling on the developer of the Rheingold Brewery complex to include affordable housing units that are in keeping with the neighborhood’s median income. [Brownstoner]

“Brooklyn’s first dinner boat,” a World War II-era minesweeper called The Water Table, officially launches for Friday and Saturday dinner service this week. [NY Daily News]

There’s a new Lou Reed tribute mural in Williamsburg. [Curbed]

Sperone Westwater gallery has failed to stop Ian Schrager’s 25-story hotel on Chrystie Street. [Bowery Boogie]

The sudden closure of the 7-Eleven on St. Marks Place is getting mixed reactions: most locals say good riddance, but one Harlemite misses the low prices. [NY Post]

Here’s a lovely video tribute to the dive-bar bathroom graffiti of North Brooklyn. [Gothamist]

Joshua Gurwitz’s Good Property Co. has seized on “one of the last development opportunities on Bond Street,” for an undisclosed sum. [Crain’s]

Bed Stuy’s Daily Press Coffee has opened a Williamsburg outpost, at 181 Havemeyer. [Brownstoner]

Bauhaus chef-owner Eddie Huang has started a fashion line in hopes of spreading “benign HPV.” [Grub Street]