(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

In a shudder-worthy neighborhood name mash-up, The New York Times deemed the Bushwick, Brooklyn and Ridgewood, Queens border “Quooklyn.” [Brokelyn]

Former reBar owner Jason Stevens pleaded guilty to tax evasion and grand larceny, but may avoid fraud charges after agreeing to pay more than $1 million to couples who had weddings scheduled at his Dumbo restaurant/event space when it closed without notice in May. [The Brooklyn Paper]

A 68-story residential tower on the Lower East Side’s Cherry Street will be accompanied by a 13-story affordable housing building. [The Lo-Down]


The line-up for this fall’s 9th annual Brooklyn Book Festival includes Joshua Ferris, A.M Homes, Jonathan Lethem and R.L. Stine. [mcbrooklyn]

Donna, the Williamsburg cocktail lounge that has been closed since suffering an electrical fire in November, reopens tomorrow. [Paper]

Crime news from Williamsburg: $2,200 worth of Gucci and Prada accessories (mostly sunglasses) were stolen from a car on N. 5th Street; two men used stolen credit cards to buy $2,000 in Duane Reade gift cards on Bedford Avenue. [DNA Info]

This East 6th Street garden duplex comes with a recording studio and a $625K price tag. [Curbed]

Litigious icon Katz’s Deli filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against Deerfield Beach, Florida’s Katz’s Delicatessen, which misleadingly bills itself “the unmistakable New York Kosher Deli.” [The Lo-Down]

For $35,000 a month, you could have Leo DiCaprio as a neighbor: check out an eco-conscious apartment available in his 11th Street building (where amenities include “vitamin C-infused showers”). [Buzz Buzz Home]

On July 1, Gabay’s Outlet will move from First Avenue to Avenue A, leaving behind the storefront it occupied for 45 years. [EV Grieve]

Here’s a taxonomy of dozens of “weirdly awesome indie band names.” [Greenpointers]