The NYPD says that a 41-year-old man was jumped by four male attackers on the corner of Stanton and Ridge Streets at 2 a.m. yesterday. No arrests have been made. [Gothamist]
Despite Mayor de Blasio’s call for a rent freeze on stabilized apartments, the city’s rent guidelines board voted for a one percent increase on one year leases and a three percent increase on two year leases. [DNA Info]
Danielle Selig, a 44-year-old Greenpoint woman with Down Syndrome, went missing Saturday after visiting a doctor in Downtown Brooklyn at noon. Selig is white, 4-foot-6 and 90 pounds, with red hair and green eyes. [mcbrooklyn]
Bushwick dive bar Wreck Room will close Saturday after nine years in business, along with its neighbor, rice ball maker Arancini Bros. [Bushwick Daily]
In related news, Community Board 4 members are trying to “halt the influx” of liquor licenses being doled out in Bushwick. [DNA Info]
In a confusing move aimed at eradicating rats, the MTA has removed trashcans from subway stations along Brooklyn’s J, M and Z lines. [The Brooklyn Paper].
On Avenue D, Dominican restaurant and bar Joselito shuttered earlier this month and the owners opened a new Spanish eatery on Delancey Street. [EV Grieve]
Months after a $7,000/month rent increase Williamsburg’s Swinging Sixties Senior Center on Ainslie Street is in danger of closing.