Sweet Toof at Pandemic Gallery

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A car passenger was shot in the ribs while parked on S. 3rd Street in Williamsburg on January 12; police say he was taken to Bellevue Hospital in stable condition. Two days later, a Driggs Avenue bodega employee was robbed at knifepoint while working an early afternoon shift. [Brooklyn Paper]

Next week, the city’s DMV will host a safety hearing resulting from the 2011 hit-and-run death of cyclist Mathieu Lefevre, who was struck by a 28-ton truck in Williamsburg driven by Leo Degianni. [Gothamist]

Faith Seidenberg, one of two plaintiffs in the 1970 discrimination lawsuit that resulted in McSorley’s Old Ale House opening its doors to women, died in upstate New York at age 91. [Daily News]

The price for an office building at 75 Essex Street rose from $30 million to $39 million. [Bowery Boogie]

Community Board 3 unanimously endorsed plans to create a defined Lower East Side/East Village community gardens district to protect the outdoor spaces from encroaching developers. [Bowery Boogie]

Specialty food shop Gingersnap’s Organic will relocate from E. 7th Street to W. 10th Street. [EV Grieve]

On Delancey Street, pop-up taqueria Goa Tacos added an extra month to its residency and will now close in late February. [Eater NY]

Read a Q&A with Williamsburg resident Erin Goldberger, director of Half Gallery on the Upper East Side. [Greenpointers]

Clothing boutique Oak—with locations in Noho and Greenpoint—is selling select merch at a 60 percent discount. [Racked NY]

Become a certified “master composter” with a $40/person course starting next month at the Lower East Side Ecology Center. [Edible Manhattan]