Katz's / E. Houston Street

(Photo: Joel Raskin)

Dr. Craig Spencer, the first person in New York City to receive an Ebola diagnosis, has recovered and will likely check out of Bellevue Hospital today. [NY Times]

District 1 council member Margaret Chin says she’s going to pitch new traffic safety legislation after four pedestrians were struck and killed near the LES/Chinatown border between August and October. [Bowery Boogie]

Some North Brooklynites are unhappy with plans to open a new homeless shelter at 56-66 Clay Street in Greenpoint. [DNA Info]

New renderings were released of the seven-story apartment building set to rise at 149 Kent Avenue. [NY YIMBY]

Environmental justice activist Mike Schade explains exactly how much contamination may exist at Greenpoint’s former home to Nuwhart Plastics, which has been declared a Superfund site. [Greenpointers]

At B&N Union Square, people are currently lining up for a Stephen King book signing (of his latest, Revival) that starts at noon. And tonight at 6 p.m., Katie Holmes will promote her new movie, Miss Meadows, at Soho’s Apple Store (RSVPs required). [The Skint]

Yesterday Cherry Izakaya in Williamsburg launched a Mondays-only ramen menu. A week from tonight, E.1st Street eatery L’Apicio will host a four-course, $122/person Game of Thrones feast. And on November 20, Girls co-star Alex Karpovsky and The Hangover‘s Justin Bartha will help perform the radio play “King of the Egg Cream” at Russ & Daughters (email eggcream@tabletmag.com to see the show). [Eater NY]

Nolita restaurant The Cleveland will call it quits after this Sunday’s brunch service. Owners currently seek a new space. [Grub Street]

On Bowery, Forcella pizzeria shuttered last week. The proprietors remain in business on Lorimer Avenue. [Bowery Boogie]

When Williamsburg bar The Plank closed last month, local writing salon Literate Sundays also lost its HQ. [Brokelyn]