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During her walk to her Greenpoint school Monday morning, 15-year-old Amanda Alvarado went missing, according to police. [Brooklyn Paper]

Police officers also believe that the man in this surveillance footage pocketed $6K from a Bedford Avenue bakery on December 2. [Brooklyn Paper]

A former manager at Bleecker Kitchen & Co. in Noho is suing owner Joshua Berkowitz for discrimination, claiming Berkowitz dispensed advice such as, “People with big butts don’t work fast,” when it came time to hire servers. [NY Post]

Bklyn House, a 116-room “Bushwick-inspired hotel” will open in the spring on Beaver Street near Flushing Avenue. [DNA Info]

Spanish-speaking tenants facing eviction at 590 Bushwick Avenue allege that landlord Dolores Enriquez lied about the English contents of a contract she asked them to sign following the building’s sale. [DNA Info]

1099 Flushing Avenue in Bushwick is now home to Bhati Space for Creative Wellness, boasting yoga classes and massages. [Well+Good]

Greenpoint Trading Company is in the midst of a 30-day, $30K fundraiser to expand their spice warehouse. Donors will receive free beer at Dirck the Norseman this Sunday between 1 and 4 p.m. [Greenpointers]

Along with the East Village’s Boilermaker, Williamsburg’s Rocka Rolla and Bushwick’s Old Stanley’s, Dirck the Norseman made a round-up of the city’s 10 best new bars. [Gothamist]

Authors Amy Sedaris, Meg Wolitzer and James Frey will make appearances at the Gimme Books pop-up shop this weekend at 2 Rivington Street. [Racked NY]