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A thief in a blue surgical mask swiped $3K in money orders from a Greenpoint bodega on October 27, according to police. And just after 5:30 a.m. Saturday morning, a woman entering a friend’s Skillman Avenue apartment building was wrestled to the ground by a man who made off with her iPad, camera and passport. [The Brooklyn Paper]

Brooklyn Hospital Center partnered with a private-equity firm to fund a potential expansion into a neighborhood such as Williamsburg. [The Real Deal]

Restauranteur Joseph Valentine will lobby Community Board 3 for a liquor license to open The John Lamb—a 10-table American eatery—at 119 Essex Street. [Bowery Boogie]

La Gringa Taqueria of Bushwick will open its second location later this month, in the West Village. [DNA Info]

Mexican/Asian fusion spot Tijuana Picnic—originally aiming to open today on Essex Street—will debut soon but not that soon. [Eater NY]

In the East Village, American/Chinese restaurant Tuome earned two stars from food critic Pete Wells. [NY Times]

Russ & Daughters and Katz’s Delicatessen obviously earned honors in this round-up on the city’s 10 most iconic sandwiches. [Refinery 29]

Three-man Bushwick electronica band Forma lives and works at a one-time elementary school on Ellery Street. [The Brooklyn Paper]

Rental listings site Zumper compiled the median rent prices of various-sized apartments in 60 NYC neighborhoods. [Curbed NY]