(Photo: Scott Lynch)

A 40-year-old new mom in Williamsburg recovered her stolen purse after chasing down the teenage girl who took it, and a woman on Larmor Street had her cellphone stolen by a passing bicyclist. [The Brooklyn Paper]

Bedford Avenue music venue Spike Hill will close early next month. [Gothamist]

In the East Village, parishioners of Church of the Nativity launched a online campaign to save their house of worship, which would shutter pending a series of recently-announced Catholic church mergers citywide. [EV Grieve]

On Avenue A, Benny’s Burritos will shutter it’s restaurant component Saturday after a generation-long run. Take-out service will continue. Benny’s Upper West Side sibling, Harry’s Burritos, will also bow out. [EV Grieve]

Today marks the final day of business for Brooklyn Fire Proof East, a sound stage/cafe that’s resided on Ingraham Street in Bushwick for the past eight years. [Bushwick Daily]

The apartment building at 176 East 3rd Street was one of five properties sold in a recent transaction that totaled over $126 million. [Massey Knakal Reel]

Shepard Fairey inked a new mural for Interpol on N. 7th Street in Williamsburg. [Free Williamsburg]

Read a Q&A with Christine Ha, co-owner of Meow Parlor, Hester Street’s cat cafe debuting in December. [Eater NY]

Beyonce’s new music video, 7/11, features bling from Bushwick’s WNYZ Jewelry. []