(Photo: Scott Lynch)

(Photo: Scott Lynch)

Beloved delivery man Bill Meier of Williamsburg’s Best Pizza died yesterday. He was in his 50s. [Eater NY]

During day one of his manslaughter trial yesterday, it was revealed that the fingerprints of ​Julio Acevedo—the driver involved in a March 2013 hit-and-run that killed an expectant couple—were found on a bag of frozen rats retrieved from the trunk of the BMW he allegedly left behind. Prosecutors said the rats were intended to feed Acevedo’s pet boa constrictor. [NY Post]

Rent-stabilized tenants of 300 Nassau Avenue in Greenpoint will be able to return home following an exodus more than a year ago when owner Joel Israel allegedly axed the electrical system. A judge has banned Israel from entering the building. [Brownstoner]


Veggie-centric restaurant Dirt Candy 2.0 (nicknamed “Big Candy”) opens today at 86 Allen Street. [Grub Street]

From the looks of next week’s Community Board 3 agenda, Unidentified Flying Chickens will soon fly the coop on 3rd Avenue. [EV Grieve]

First Avenue’s Little Joe’s Pizza rechristened itself Little Gio’s after being sued by city pie-making stalwart Joe’s Pizza. [Eater NY]

Tour Brooklyn Airspace, the Williamsburg gym open four days a week at the Immersive Gallery, where equipment includes acrobatic wheels to ride around in. [Brooklyn Magazine]

The Bushwick Community Darkroom seeks bigger neighborhood digs. [Runnin’ Scared]

Vanity Fair contributing editor Elissa Schappell interviews Leora Tanenbaum, author of I Am Not a Slut: Slut-Shaming in the Age of the Internet, at Bluestockings Bookstore tonight. Also free and at 7 p.m, Housing Works Bookstore Cafe hosts a writer panel called “Say it to My Face: Confronting the Comments Section.”  [The Skint]

From February 15 through 17, James Beard Award-winning Vietnamese eatery The Slanted Door will pop up in Williamsburg’s Wythe Hotel. [NY Times]

On Sunday, February 15, Jimmy’s No.43 will let patrons taste test three varieties of gourmet hot dogs ($22/each). [Eater NY]

East Village designer clothing destination Pas de Deux is selling its remaining fall items for 60 percent off. [Racked NY]