Brooklyn is SO over

(Photo: Scott Lynch)

According to the band Miss May I, at their Saturday night show at the Studio at Webster Hall a fan stagedived to his death. A music blog called Sinestra Studios identified the deceased as 21-year-old Alberto Scotto. [Brookyn Vegan].

Cab driver Gurmeet Singh was convicted of raping a passenger — who fell asleep during the drive from Williamsburg to her East Village apartment — at knifepoint in 2011. He could be imprisoned for up to 25 years. [NY Post]

Renovation permits were filed with the Department of Buildings last week at 234 Wythe Avenue, reportedly the intended home for J.Crew in Williamsburg. [Buzz Buzz Home]

A rendering has been released of The Level Hotel, which will stand at 55 Wythe Avenue in Williamsburg. [Brownstoner]

Space that previously belonged to an open-air flea market on Broadway in Noho has been cleared out for construction on a 12-story mixed-use building. [EV Grieve]

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is petitioning the City Planning Commission to make a 4-mile stretch of Broadway running through neighborhoods like Bushwick and Williamsburg available for development of new buildings up to 10 stories tall. [NY Daily News]

Read about the retail history of the Broadway/Houston corner over the past 14 decades. [Ephemeral NY]

Next year in Greenpoint, construction will begin on Newtown Barge Park, which will double in size from one acre to two. Work on Box Street Park, a new 2.5-acre endeavor, will begin in 2016. [Crain’s NY]

On Orchard Street, the long-for-sale Blue Moon Hotel has received a $7 million loan to renovate. []

Visitors to the New Museum‘s Triennial exhibition (which returns in February) will have the opportunity to try Google Glass while checking out the artwork. [DNA Info]

Here’s a look at what to expect from Ivan Ramen, opening Friday on the Lower East Side. [Grub Street]

Momofoku Milk Bar started carrying some new seasonal desserts, including cranberry limeade soft-serve in the East Village and huckleberry cheesecake in Williamsburg. [Grub Street]

The $35-per-night Whitehouse Hotel and Hostel of New York, at 338 Bowery, is reportedly close to finalizing a $12 million sale. [Commercial Observer]

Here’s a slideshow from Kickstarter’s weekend block party at its new Greenpoint HQ. [Gothamist]