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Three passengers with a gun took their cab driver’s cellphone on September 30 when he arrived at their destination on N.8th Street in Williamsburg. [The Brooklyn Paper]

Paperwork was submitted for the first of 10 buildings planned for the newly rezoned-as-residential Rheingold Brewery site in Bushwick. It’s a 385-unit structure at 123 Melrose Street. [NY YIMBY]

The two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy is this month, and Lower East Side residents still feel nervous about how they’d fare in another Superstorm. [Gotham Gazette]

Barricades were installed around the Astor Place Cube to prepare for street construction. [Bowery Boogie]

Tomorrow on E. 9th Street, New Orleans-inspired cuisine will debut at the new East Village restaurant King Bee. [NY Times]

This week Community Board 3 said they’d only support Coyote Ugly‘s liquor license renewal if the notorious bar toned down its hard-partying ways. [Gothamist]

East Villagers are complaining about the construction noise from the new home of David Chang‘s Momofoku Ko. [Bowery Boogie]

Meanwhile, the 7-Eleven on Avenue A is taking heat for its loud refrigeration unit. [EV Grieve]

Eater’s Ryan Sutton and Pete Wells of The New York Times each published reviews yesterday of the East Village Basque eatery Huertas. [Eater NY]

Professional shopaholics singled out Babel Fair boutique (of Nolita and Williamsburg) as the city’s most budget-friendly store. [Racked NY]

Look inside Catbird‘s Wedding Annex for “badass brides,” a new addition to Driggs Avenue. [NY Observer]