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Hayne Suthon, owner of the drag club Lucky Cheng’s—which moved to Midtown in 2012 following two decades in the East Village—has died from breast cancer at age 59. [Blackbook]

Xochil Zack Fortune, who djayed under the name Furoche, died Tuesday afternoon in Bushwick after his bike was struck by one vehicle and he was then pinned against another. His friends say he was en route to interview for a job as a bike messenger.  An online fundraiser is raising money to cover funeral expenses. The NYPD was unable to provide information about the accident. [Gothamist]

This year has seen a increase in gun violence citywide, says the NYPD. So far in 2014, there have been nearly 11 percent more shootings and 43 percent more victims of gunfire then there were at this time last year. [Wall Street Journal]

The seven-story building planned for wd~50‘s site may not happen after all—just one day after Wylie Dufresne announced that he’ll shutter his Lower East Side restaurant, the developers have put the property back on the market. [The Lo-Down NY]

East Village mac-and-cheese joint S’MAC has been shut down by the health department for the second time in 13 months, due to mice and refrigeration issues. [DNA Info]

On a recently rezoned McGuinness Boulevard block in Greenpoint, a commercial property expected to be converted into residences sold for $13.9 million. [Buzz Buzz Home]

Community Board 1 voted unanimously in favor of a new $18 million, four-story building in Williamsburg intended for a after-school center and summer camp. The plan—from School Settlement Association and St. Nick’s Alliance—involves razing a century-old Jackson Street structure featured in Betty Smith’s A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. [DNA Info]

Due to a tripled rent on Seigel Street, Williamsburg’s King’s County Bar will relocate to Knickerbocker Avenue in mid-July. [DNA Info]

The space formerly belonging to Michelin-starred Williamsburg restaurant Dressler—which closed last June, days before owner Colin Devlin committed suicide—will be replaced by a new eatery called Meadowsweet, which hopes to have a sidewalk cafe. [Eater NY]

According to pending paperwork, a lot that used to be co-owned by slain Williamsburg landlord Menachem Stark will become a five-story building with 42 apartments. However, the structure currently being built on the N. 9th Street plot already rises six stories from the ground. [Buzz Buzz Home]

New renderings are out for The Oosten, a luxe Williamsburg residential development comprising 216 apartments and 15 townhouses, set to open in 2016. [Curbed]

Williamsburg’s Traditional Okinawan Karate is hosting a free women’s self-defense class Friday night at 7 p.m. RSVP here. [Greenpointers]

Apparently visitors to Roberta’s are beset with not only long lines but also a nasty swarm of bees that lives on the roof. [Gothamist]