Nick Kuszyk, RRobots, on Rag and Bone

(Photo: Scott Lynch)

Passersby who came across a bleeding pit bull on Meeker Avenue in Greenpoint early last night believe the dog may have been thrown from a car driving along the BQE. Police are investigating, and the dog—who suffered a broken tooth, a collapsed lung, and an injured front leg—is expected to make a full recovery. [DNA Info]

Nicholas Melendez, 23, was arrested for assault after allegedly punching and slapping an employee at the Union Square McDonald’s last week. [Town & Village Blog]

More than 600 people have contributed $41K+ via Kickstarter. to help former Williamsburg event space House of Yes reopen in Bushwick, where the owners have signed a 10-year lease. Eight days remain in the fundraiser, which aims to raise $60K. [Gothamist]


Renderings have been released of the Morgantown Center—aka “Bushwick Mall”—dubbed a “grittier Chelsea Market” and vying for 74-92 Bogart Street. [Wyckoff Heights]

Meanwhile, a “Chelsea Market-style enterprise” is rumored for the 321 Grand Street, aka the Pink Building on the Lower East Side. [Bowery Boogie]

And here are renderings of the new blue-balconied, six-story, 10 unit condominium bound for 143 Meserole Street in Williamsburg. [NY YIMBY]

Although paperwork has yet to be filed, developers hope to build a six-story condo building at 432-436 Keap Street, a Williamsburg warehouse site purchased in May for $10.6 million. [Buzz Buzz Home]

Five Points, the 15-year-old Noho brunch destination, will close for five weeks of renovation beginning Friday. [Eater NY]

Look inside one of 20 new neon-lit apartment at 49 Montrose Avenue (aka 334 Lorimer Street) in Williamsburg, renting from $2,750 to $3,295 per month. [Brownstoner]

TV Land ordered 10 episodes of Jim Gaffigan‘s sitcomThe Gaffigan Show, whose pilot was filmed in the East Village this February. [Entertainment Weekly]

During tonight’s free screening of the 70s Jamaican film The Harder They Come at the Tompkins Square Park, Miss Lily’s 7A Cafe will pass out free jerk popcorn and rainbow popsicles in strawberry, lime and mango. Admission starts at 6 p.m. [Eater NY]

At 9 p.m. tonight, Greenpoint High School for Engineering in Williamsburg will host a screening of the film Appropriate Behavior—which premiered at Sundance and is partially set in Bushwick—followed by a Q&A with writer/director Desiree Akhavan. Tickets are $13, with an after-party to follow at Matchless. [WG News+Arts]

Two soccer players from the German team Bayern Munich—Swiss-born Xherdan Shaqiri, who played for his home team in this summer’s World Cup; and German-born Holger Badstube, who played for Germany in the 2010 World Cup—will sign autographs tomorrow at Paulaner on Bowery from 5 to 6 p.m. [DNA Info]

Click through the discounted wares up for grabs at the Designer Collective Sample Sale, happening at 114 Stanton Street now through Sunday. []

Scarlett Johansson had dinner at Cherry Izakaya, which opened Friday in Williamsburg. [People]

Tomorrow night at 7 p.m., Videology in Williamsburg will screen solely the dance scenes from the Step Up franchise. [Brokelyn]