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A building management company wants to replace the East Village’s recently shuttered Mobil Station with a $30+ million, 10-story, 46-unit apartment complex. [Commercial Observer]

Greenpoint brunch spot Five Leaves will be twice as large when it soon takes over the former Sharkey’s Driving School site. [Greenpointers]

This compendium of 44 specialty food shops highlights Honest Chops in the East Village, BabyCakes NYC bakery on the Lower East Side, O Live Brooklyn in Williamsburg, Greenpoint Fish & Lobster Co. and many more. [Grub Street]

And a round-up of international grocery stores mentioned Nordic Preserves Fish & Wildlife Company and Russ & Daughters on the Lower East Side, plus Holyland Market in the East Village. [Grub Street]

Learn all about the East Village’s first female halfway house. [Ephemeral NY]

In Williamsburg, artist Rita MacDonald is working on a new mural, “Candy Stripe,” for the old Domino Sugar Factory digs. [Curbed NY]

Saturday afternoon from noon to 3 p.m., Nassau Avenue skincare haven Brooklyn Groove will celebrate its first anniversary by providing free mini-facials to those who book appointments in advance (call 718-349-2515). [Greenpointers]

Louie CK received an honor from the mayor last night at the 2014 Made in New York awards, recognizing local contributions to the entertainment landscape. [NY Daily News]