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Here’s more on Saturday night’s cab crash at Eldridge and Broome. [NY Daily News]

A motorcyclist died after hitting a car on Manhattan Avenue in Greenpoint. [NY Daily News]

There was a dramatic raid involving Homeland Security in East Williamsburg. [Gothamist]

A baby seal briefly washed ashore in Greenpoint. [NY Daily News]

In the wake of the Domino development’s approval, some activists worry that De Blasio will let buildings rise too high. [NY Daily News]

A history of Bowery gentrification, aka “How Hipsters Ruined the Bowery.” [Gizmodo]

A look at Williamsburg lots pre- and post-construction. [Curbed]

Chuck Close, who keeps a studio off of the Bowery, also lives nearby. He moved there from the West Village: “I didn’t agonize over the search. I found a 3,000-square-foot loft nearby, paid too much and moved in.”

Speaking of which, artists are running out of affordable studio space. [NY Times]

A Greenpoint artist is capturing hipsters on canvas. [NY Daily News]

The Bushwick landlords accused of wrecking tenants’ apartments have a total of 482 housing code violations between them. [CBS Local]

The Original Penguin has opened an East Village flagship. [WWD]

A Spiderman dildo that hung over a Williamsburg intersection is gone. [Runnin’ Scared]

The owner of the Eastern Dispensary building on the LES is pushing for a rooftop addition amid concerns about landmarking. [DNA Info]

A building on Third Avenue is trying to fetch $28 million. [The Real Deal]

Cops have been ticketing jaywalkers on McGuinness Boulevard. [Greenpointers]

A Williamsburg alley has become covered in ice. [Brooklyn Paper]

A sweat lodge on the shores of Newtown Creek? [Greenpointers]

The owners of Death & Co. are opening a new spot. [WSJ]

Inside the Greenpoint studio of fashion line Lady Grey. [Racked]

Brooklyn Piggies, a pig-in-the-blanket spot in the East Village, is one of two Smorgasburg vets that have made good. [NY1]

There are a lot of graveyards in the East Village. [Ephemeral NY]

Aska is leaving Kinfolk Studios and moving to a new location. [NY Times]

When Elisabeth Moss of Mad Men is in New York, she “rarely leaves a few blocks of the East Village.” [Vulture]

Maialino’s chef picks his favorite East Village eats. [Serious Eats]