Cooper Square

(Photo: Joel Raskin)

On Wednesday night, 47-year-old Walter Barnes was arrested for impersonating a cop and sexually assaulting an 18-year-old girl early last month near the corner of Aberdeen Street and Bushwick Avenue. [NY Daily News]

Police are looking for a 30-something man with black hair who allegedly robbed four women in bars across Bushwick and Williamsburg last month. [DNA Info]

New 127-apartment building Colony 1209, located on DeKalb Avenue in Bushwick, is on the market for $81.5 million. [Commercial Observer]

After complaints from their prospective neighbors, the Howard Hughes Corporation reduced the height of a planned South Street Seaport skyscraper from 50 to 42 stories. [Gothamist]

Thanks to an act of kindness, soon-to-be homeless West Village bookstore Bonnie Slotnick Cookbooks may have a future at 28 E. Second Street. [DNA Info]

A foreclosed-upon gas station is for sale near the Aberdeen L train stop in Bushwick. []

The CVS at 500 Grand Street earned a dubious designation as one of the city’s dirtiest pharmacies. []

Paperwork was filed for 32 new Bushwick apartments between 1290-1300 Decatur Street. []

Tonight 4th Down returns to the Williamsburg barscape more than a year after a rent increase forced them off N. 4th Street. Festivities begin at 5 p.m. at  750 Grand Street. [Free Williamsburg]

H&M—which recently opened the first American outpost of its sister brand, & Other Stories, in Soho—will unveil a second luxe sibling store, COS [Collection of Style], December 5th on Greene Street. [Racked NY]

Saveur magazine will host a holiday expo with shopping, tastings and classes at the Astor Center on December 13 (tickets to browse the market are $45, classes run $110). [Racked NY]

Through December 15, a pop-up accessories, housewares and wallpaper shop called awindow edition one will occupy 125 Rivington Street. [Bowery Boogie]