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Former Community Board 1 chairman Vincent Abate died last week at age 96. [DNA Info] Filmmaker Miranda July will promote her debut novel, The First Bad Man, tonight at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Union Square. [The Skint] The New Yorker‘s pop music critic, Sasha Frere-Jones, is stepping down to help helm Kent Avenue start-up Rap Genius. [NY Times]
Two years after relocating from Chinatown, Yoga High said namaste to Forsyth Street. [Bowery Boogie] Developers who previously posted an incorrect rendering outside construction at 67 Avenue C updated signage to reveal the six-story condominium underway. [EV Grieve] See drawings of a pair of seven-story, Hasidic housing units bound for Lorimer Street in Williamsburg. [NY YIMBY] Meet the husband and wife behind Greenpoint’s global vintage boutique People of 2Morrow. [Racked NY] Fritzl’s Lunch Box in Bushwick will be the site of a $65/person gourmet “snacktacular” on January 22. [Eater NY]