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Flames broke out late Friday evening at Two Northside Piers condominium on N. 4th Street in Williamsburg. No injuries were reported. [Curbed NY]

After nearly nine decades on Rivington Street, Streit’s Matzo Factory is set to shutter this spring. [Bowery Boogie]

Days are numbered for the LES bar/restaurant empire of Rob Shamlian. He’s currently seeking bidders for Spitzer’s Corner, Loz Feliz and now The Derby. [Eater NY]

Eventually, Shamlian also plans to sell his Rivington Street lounge Fat Baby. []

Lower East Side lawyer Stanley L. Cohen will begin an 18-month sentence in a Pennsylvania prison today following trouble with the IRS. [The Forward]

International restaurant chain Asia de Cuba, which last served New Yorkers in 2011, seems primed to replace Butter’s original outpost at 415 Lafayette Street. [Eater NY]

On Manhattan Avenue in Greenpoint, New Warsaw Bakery Company sold for $8.7 million to a developer envisioning a 7-story, mixed-use substitute. [Brownstoner]

Business is up considerably for the bakery’s former neighbor, a Salvation Army, which got a sleek makeover late last month. [NY Daily News]

Blue Bottle Coffee signed a 10-year lease at 76 N. 4th Street, where the Berry Street outpost will relocate this fall. [The Real Deal]

Read a Q&A with Jim Meehan, owner of PDT on St. Marks Place, where you can pick up haute couture hotdogs designed by Michelin-starred chefs. [Grub Street]

Tonight at Strand, author Matt Kepnes will present his new book, How to Travel on $50 (7 p.m., purchase a copy or $15 gift card to attend). [The Skint]

Thursday night in Bushwick from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Sugarlift Art Gallery will be the site of a $30/person tasting/tutorial called Know Your ABCs: Art, Beer & Cheese.

Also on Thursday, The Kevin Corrigan Show will welcome Patton Oswalt, Tom Scharpling and Kathleen Hannah to Brit Pack in Soho (free, 9:30 p.m.). [Brooklyn Vegan]

Since the restaurant makes its own cider vinegar, the Switchel Toddy cocktail at Montana’s Trail House in Bushwick technically takes four months to produce start-to-finish. [Edible Brroklyn]

Find out where your neighborhood landed in a new ranking the 60 priciest places in NYC to rent an apartment. [Zumper]