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Yesterday around 5:30 a.m. a female Mini Thai Cafe employee was robbed at knifepoint near the corner of E.9th Street and Avenue A. No arrest has been made. According to police, the suspect is a six-foot-tall man in his 30s. [NY Post]

On the Lower East Side, Katz’s Deli will sell its air rights to an unnamed buyer for an (as of yet) undisclosed sum, said co-owner Jake Dell, adding that the 126-year-old eatery is here to stay. [The Lo-Down]

Apparently, Brooklynites don’t feel too wistful about the Domino Sugar refinery apartment conversion. [NY Times]

Happy End of the G Train Shutdown! [Wall Street Journal]

A year after a fire forced the closure of Korean fried chicken restaurant Mono+Mono, it will reopen in mid-September at 116 E.4th Street location. [DNA Info]

Checkers, a fast food joint, will open at 225 First Avenue, between 13th and 14th Streets. [EV Grieve]

Read about local businesses—like Greenpoint’s Ovenly bakery—that have hired employees via Getting Out, Staying Out [GOSO] a Harlem non-profit that finds jobs for 18-to-24-year-old men with previous legal run-ins. [Greenpointers]

In the East Village, the Department of Health will try out some new tactics to reduce the rat population. [NPR]

A new mafia movie, Lily of the Feastset in 1973, starring Paul Sorvino and Jane Fonda’s son, and directed by The Sopranos‘s Federico Castelluccio—is currently shooting in Williamsburg. [NY Daily News]

Nolita’s newest clothing boutique is Coop + Spree, now open on Elizabeth Street. [Racked NY]

Tomorrow night at 6:30 p.m., Bushwick restaurant Northeast Kingdom will host Veggiepalooza at Brooklyn Grange rooftop farm in Long Island City. Tickets are $85/each. [Bushwick Daily]

East Village celeb dining news: Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix hit up Angelica Kitchen [NY Post] and Oscar winner Jared Leto stopped by Bar Primi. [NY Post]

Tour a Withers Street duplex on the market for $1.5 million. [Wall Street Journal]

Professional partier Andrew WK made a PSA about cleaning up your puke. [Now This News]