Feast of San Gennaro 2014

(Photo: Scott Lynch)

Although crime citywide is down almost 4 percent this year, the NYPD attributes the 10 percent increase in the number of shootings to gang violence in neighborhoods like Bushwick. [NY Post]

Bread Brothers Bagel Cafe debuted its third North Brooklyn location at 912 Manhattan Avenue in Greenpoint. [Greenpointers]

Nick Arrojo, the hairstylist featuring on the long-running TLC series What Not to Wear, will open a second location of his eponymous salon in Williamsburg at 11 Broadway. [The Real Deal]

The Department of Buildings ditched its website’s list of 530-plus stalled construction sites. [The Real Deal]

Drivers who rely on Greenpoint’s Pulaski drawbridge are lobbying for the Coast Guard to stop boats from crossing Newtown Creek (and causing bridge lifts) during rush hour. [The Brooklyn Paper]

Not to be deterred by a Community Board 1 ruling against the measure this spring, three Williamsburg businesses submitted a Department of Buildings proposal to have their street parking replaced by bike corrals. [DNA Info]

Over the weekend Snowdays Shavery—which opened its first stand-alone shop last month in the East Village—won “Rookie of the Year” at the Vendy Awards for food trucks. [Eater NY]

Tonight at 6 p.m., Mott Street womenswear boutique Margaret O’Leary will celebrate its grand opening with Van Leeuwen ice cream and free champagne (email margaretoleary@lindagaunt.com to RSVP). And from 6 to 9 p.m., the excellent food magazine Cherry Bombe will fete its third issue with a party/Heritage Radio benefit at Bird on Grand Street in Williamsburg. [Racked NY]

OddFellows Ice Cream Co. now delivers from its East Village location via Caviar. Also, Paris chef James Henry will serve up dinners at Contra on October 2 and 3 for the Lower East Side restaurant’s first anniversary (email info@contranyc.com to make $90/person reservations). [Eater NY]

The friendship of Daniel Holzman and Michael Chernow—the chef duo behind The Meatball Shop chain (which counts a Williamsburg outpost among its six locations)—has inspired an untitled sitcom coming to CBS this fall. [Deadline]

Here’s a guide to 12 Bushwick restaurant openings and five closures that occurred this summer. [Bushwick Daily]

Those who missed Friday’s Greenpoint Gallery Night can relive it on Instagram. [Greenpointers]