26th Annual Tompkins Square Riot Reunion: Iconicide, old school slamming

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Police arrested Takeam Brison for slashing a 32-year-old woman’s face with a knife Friday night after she asked him to stop shouting homophobic slurs near the corner of Essex and Delancey Streets. [DNA Info]

Williamsburg crime blotter: A 35-year-old man was shot in the leg last Wednesday on Maujer Street; no one was arrested and the victim was treated at Kings County Hospital. Friday morning on Lorimer Street, two men asking for $1 robbed a third and attacked him with a box cutter after their request was ignored; no one was arrested and the cut resulted in 25 stitches. And following a 4 a.m. 911 call on Sunday, a man was arrested after allegedly choking a woman and dragging her to his apartment. [The Brooklyn Paper]

A pair of Bedford Avenue properties a block apart in Williamsburg—that currently house the storefronts of such businesses as Spike Hill Music and Pinky Otto—are on the market for a combined $43.5 million. [Crain’s NY]

Bowery Hotel owner Richard Born faces a $50 million lawsuit from developer Jerry Rosengarten, the inventor of the leisure suit, who claims he’s being cut out of a deal to sell the hotel’s pricey penthouse. [Crain’s NY]

Green Sushi Bistro opens this month on Williamsburg’s Roebling Street. [Brownstoner]

Next month, “professional party guy” Chang Han—who previously owned St. Mark’s Market and the ill-fated East Village restaurant Gama—will open Amancay’s Diner, “the world’s first [restaurant/music venue] dedicated Spin the Bottle”, in Living Bread’s former Bushwick space. [DNA Info]

Box Street in Greenpoint is getting three new buildings featuring approximately 75 total apartments. [Curbed NY]

On Tuesday in Williamsburg, Community Board 1 will hold a hearing to determine whether a an eight-story, mixed-use  affordably housing building should replace two stores at 695 Grand Street. [Brownstoner]

Six-year-old restaurant Williamsburger shuttered its original outpost in its namesake neighborhood; the remaining locations are in Greenpoint and Long Island City. [Eater NY]

On the Lower East Side, Rosette‘s executive chef, Nick Curtin, left his post to relocate to Copenhagen, where he’ll run a kitchen owned by one of Noma’s co-founders. [Grub Street]

Weeks after closing on Ludlow Street, clothing boutique Portia & Manny‘s wares return to the block today and tomorrow as the limited-time inventory at The Rising States. [Racked NY]

Three “movers” found via Craigslist filled their truck with a Greenpoint woman’s possessions and never showed up at her new apartment. [The Brooklyn Paper]

Speed limits along Houston and Bowery will be lowered from 30 mph to 25 mph in November. [DNA Info]

Chef Tyson Ho wrote this first-person account of how he found the location for his new North Carolina-style barbecue restaurant, Arrogant Swine, opening soon in Williamsburg. [Serious Eats]

Williamsburg cocktail bar Donna now serves tacos from Brooklyn Taco. [Eater NY]

These five Lower East Side galleries are currently exhibiting Bushwick-inspired art. [Bushwick Daily]

Pete Wells awarded two stars to Ivan Ramen on the Lower East Side. [NY Times]