Last Night's Party

(Photo: Scott Lynch)

The Landmarks Preservation Commission has sent the developer of the Domino Sugar factory back to the drawing board, objecting to the height and massing of proposed glass-clad additions to the roof of the landmarked building. [Brooklyn Eagle]

Bill Murray is back in Williamsburg. [Gothamist]

The building where Allen Ginsberg wrote “Kaddish” and its neighbor on East Second Street have sold for $17.5 million. [BuzzBuzz Home]

French clothier Sandro has come to Williamsburg, and is aiming for a different crowd than the other boutiques — one that’s “more moneyed, less artisanal, more wistful for the Continent.” [NY Times]

East Village Shoe Repair has closed on St. Marks Place, and model Francesca Vuillemin is wondering what happened to the $700 worth of shoes she dropped off there. [NYDN]

The manager of Foodswings explains why they’re closing: “It’s Williamsburg, and that’s what happens here now. The neighborhood has changed immensely and we are just the latest ones to go.” [Brooklyn Paper]

Two Boots is taking over Driggs Pizza in Williamsburg and (unrelated?) has a new Animal Collective pie. [Eater]

Due to lack of funding, holiday decorations didn’t go up in Greenpoint this year. []

A Bushwick clothing shop has taken on a new business model. “The Latinos who used to shop here had to move out of the neighborhood…but everybody likes tacos,” says the owner. [DNA Info]

Ethiopian pop-up Bunna Cafe is opening a permanent location in the former Mama Joy’s space. [DNA Info]

“The Shell-Shocked Nut,” a version of “The Nutcracker” set in the East Village, “follows the fantastical journey of a young girl and a female war veteran suffering from post-traumatic disorder who travel by a hot-air balloon that appears in Tompkins Square Park.” [Metro]

New census data shows where the highest concentrations of renters vs. owners live. [Curbed]

James Franco is a big fan of The Strand. [Refinery 29]

The farmer’s market at McGolrick Park will move indoors for winter. [Greenpointers]

Mission Cantina is now accepting reservations. [Eater]