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(Photo: Scott Lynch)

The woman who died in her East Village apartment early yesterday morning after a power strip caught fire—who was initially reported to be 20 years old—was actually 33-year-old Evelyn Dahab, who  penned a memoir in 2011, co-owned the Gowanus bar Lucey’s Lounge, and appeared on the soap opera Guiding Light. [NY Daily News]

Real estate/newspaper mogul Jared Kushner paid $131.5 million for a parcel of 16 apartment buildings, including 104 E.7th Street and 438-440 E.13th Street. [NY Post]

Civil rights attorney Norman Siegel will represent SantaCon participants vying for a right to party. [Gothamist]

Superiority Burger—chef Brooks Headley’s one-day, veggie burger pop-up shop that briefly resided on the Lower East Side this summer—will magically return on Christmas day to a TBA location. [Eater NY]

Watch a trailer for The Last Days of wd~50, a four-hour documentary starring Wylie Dufresne and produced by Time magazine, premiering in early 2015. [Grub Street]

Littlefield in Williamsburg will throw a No Office Holiday Party tonight at 8 p.m. ($5/person, RSVP here), sponsored by Brokelyn and The Skint. [Greenpointers]

Sunday night, the Music Hall of Williamsburg will host “Speed Rack,” a women-only cocktail-making competition. [Brooklyn Paper]

Local authors will be selling signed tomes Monday evening at Brooklyn Brewery‘s Beer Union Holiday Book Market. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. [Eating in Translation]