Smoke Trees

(Photo: Scott Lynch)

Sure enough, Richard Gere was homeless in the East Village last week — as he shot scenes for an upcoming film this week. Time Out of Mind returns to the neighborhood today. [Euro Weekly News]

Police are looking for a bank robber who hit the Popular Community Bank on the Lower East Side, among others. [NY1]

Sean MacPherson’s long in-the-works Ludlow Hotel is aiming for a spring opening. [Hotel Chatter]

Can we please “disrupt” apartment brokers? [Gawker]

Jon Kessler created a cokehead yoga map that looks like a hundo with lines of coke on it as a tribute to a certain Williamsburg bar. “I missed Kokie’s, and this is my monument to it. We don’t need another fucking yoga studio!” [Hyperallergic]

Bklyn Beast parkour studio is back open with a new name and ownership. [Brooklyn Paper]

A meal at the Polish-Slavic Center cafeteria in Greenpoint. [Eating in Translation]

The Miss-Fires, a female-only motorcycle crew, is based out of a Williamsburg garage that’s celebrating its 10th anniversary. [NY Times]

Catching up with Williamsburg native Suzanna Buchwald, a 25-year-old model and (aspiring) art dealer. [Refinery 29]

Ping Lo, the chef at Bowery Mission, typically has 30 minutes to make a meal for 200 people. [DNA Info]

How to spend the perfect Saturday shopping and eating on the LES. [Racked]

Numero Group is reissuing some early Dinosaur Jr. singles and opening a pop-up in Greenpoint. [Brooklyn Vegan]

El Puente is hosting a public hearing about the Domino sugar factory development. [Williamsburg Greenpoint News]

A visit to The Batchery food market at Bat Haus. [Edible BK]

Xi’an Famous Foods is coming to Manhattan Ave. [Greenpoint Gazette]