(Photo: Scott Lynch)

Julian Acevedo, the now 45-year-old driver allegedly involved in a Williamsburg hit-and-run accident that killed an expectant Hasidic couple in March 2013, has been given an October 14 trial date. [NY Post]

Yesterday afternoon, 60 firefighters were dispatched to a Clymer Street in Williamsburg after a maintenance worker at a synagogue received an electric shock while changing lightbulbs. The man was hospitalized with burns on his hand, said the FDNY. [DNA Info]

Shake Shack will reportedly make an IPO as soon as this year with help from JP Morgan Chase and Morgan Stanley. [Business Insider]

Today Brooklyn Harvest Market opens its third Williamsburg location, at 204 Union Avenue. [DNA Info]

The owners of Williamsburg honky-tonk bar Skinny Dennis opened a new watering hole last night, Rocka Rolla, at 486 Metropolitan Avenue. Clink the link for two dozen slideshow photos. [Gothamist]

A two-story building at 600 Bushwick Avenue currently housing artists studios and a Napa Auto Parts will triple in height when it becomes a mixed-use space with additional commercial square-footage and 66 apartments. [Brownstoner]

Nearly 59,000 people applied for 105 units of affordable housing at 1133 Manhattan Avenue in Greenpoint. [NY Daily News]

According to paperwork filed with the Department of Buildings, Katz’s Deli will overhaul its basement following the Houston Street water main break that occurred late this spring. [Bowery Boogie]

Although they’re not relocating to the Essex Crossing development until 2018, Essex Street Market‘s vendors say the announced move has translated to decreased business. [The Lo-Down]

At 54 Boerum Street, close to 900 tenants—including Community Board 1 chair Dealice Fuller—signed a petition denouncing the co-op’s current management. [DNA Info]

Lifelong Greenpointer Simon Gabrys opened Grindpoint, a new neighborhood skateboard shop, near the Nassau Avenue G train station. [Greenpointers]

A longtime LES homebrewer and two pals will launch Third Rail Beer tomorrow at One Mile House, at the corner of Bowery and Delancey. [Edible Manhattan]

Tomorrow at 6 p.m., art collectives Something Different and We Are Raw Process will host a party with bands, body-painting and more at Lot 45 in Bushwick. Tickets are $10 in advance (comes with free paint brushes) or $15 at the door. [Free Williamsburg]

Starting Tuesday, East Village tapas restaurant Huertas will serve a five-course tasting menu for $55 (or $85 with alcohol). [Grub Street]

On Wednesday, former wd~50 pastry chef Sam Mason, the brains behind the avant-garde ice cream flavors at Oddfellows, will cook a Rhode Island-themed meal at Greenpoint’s River Styx restaurant, part of the “Native Cuisiner” dinner series. Reservations ($66/person) are available by emailing [Eater NY]

Over the next several months, the Neighborhood Preservation Center on 11th Street in the East Village will host a series of $10 classes, such as “Historical Building Research,” “NYC Architectural Styles” and “Architectural Photography.” [Curbed NY]

Check out some serious apartment porn via the new digs of a Williamsburg teacher/fashion lawyer couple. [Design*Sponge]