Red & Gold Crab Shack is replacing Japadog on St. Marks Place.

Red & Gold Crab Shack is replacing Japadog on St. Marks Place.

At an apartment near Meserole Street and Bushwick Avenue, a 26-year-old woman was pinned to the ground by one man while his partner in crime stole her computer. No arrests have been made. [DNA Info]

Citi Bike is reportedly poised to sign a multi-million dollar deal that will double the number of vehicles in NYC, from around 6,000 to 12,000. [Wall Street Journal]

Business at Katz’s Deli has yet to bounce back from the days pre-water main break. [The Lo-Down]
A former two-story commercial building at 17 Devoe Street in Williamsburg is being converted into a four-story dwelling with 25 apartments. [Brownstoner]

Mexican-Spanish resturant El Paso closed after several decades on Houston Street. [Jeremiah’s Vanishing NY]

On Wednesday at 7 p.m., guests like Eleven Madison Park’s Daniel Humm and The Meat Hook‘s Tom Mylan will participate in a talk, New York State of Meat, at The Brooklyn Kitchen in Williamsburg. Tickets are $20 and Brooklyn Brewery beer with be served. [Eater NY]

Over the next week, Paths to Pier 42 will sponsor four free art workshops on the Lower East Side. [Bowery Boogie]

Although no paperwork has been filed with the Department of Buildings, new renderings show a nine-story building (one floor retail, the rest resident) planned for the corner of Bleecker and Lafayette Streets in Noho. [Curbed]

Brooklyn boutique Bird, whose three locations include one in Williamsburg, has marked down its summer sale items an additional 50 percent. []

In Williamsburg, Glasslands will host a Myspace-themed party tonight from 11:30 p.m. to 4 a.m., and Pete’s Candy Store will host a free mini zine fest Sunday from 2 to 7 p.m. [Brokelyn]

Every Sunday for the rest of the summer, Hearth in the East Village will host $68-per-person, 3-course lobster boils. [Eater NY]

135 North 11th Street seeks a voyeuristic tenant for a $1.75 million “babe magnet pad.” [NY Daily News]