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At a contentious City Council hearing, there was some lively debate about the number of market-rate apartments that the Domino development could bring to Williamsburg. [Crain’s]

Offices for the art website Hyperallergic will relocate from Williamsburg to the Upper East Side later this month now that the web platform has been purchased by Buzzfeed. [Hyperallergic]

On Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg, a man stole his date’s phone after she declined to go back to his place. Cops haven’t caught him yet, but they suspect he just wanted to put a ring on it. [NY Observer]

The MTA plans to shut down tunnels connecting the A, C and F trains to Manhattan on weekends. [Brokelyn]

The Space Ninety 8 store that Urban Outfitters has been planning for Williamsburg opens Friday [Free Williamsburg]

The lobster rollers behind Littleneck are set to unveil a Greenpoint outpost this month. [Greenpointers]

NYU plans to give 383 Lafayette, former home of Tower Video, a makeover. [The Lo-Down]

Patacon Pisao is opening on Essex “very, very soon,” plus some other food news. [The Lo-Down]

Spam continues its assault on both websites and unsuspecting NYC restaurant patrons. [NY Observer]