Dumpster love

(Photo: Scott Lynch)

Morris “Moishe” Cohen, founder of Economy Candy on Rivington Street, died Friday in his sleep at the age of 97. [DNA Info]

Hector Vega, who previously served 13 years in prison for robbery, was arrested for wielding a knife and stealing $36 total from three individuals on the Lower East Side this weekend. [NY Daily News]

Champions of El Garden in Bushwick are currently rallying alongside NYC Community Garden Coalition activists at City Hall. [Bushwick Daily]

See a rendering of a six-story condominium bound for 64 E. 1st Street. [Curbed NY]

In March, a bar called Wassail will start pouring 80 to 100 varieties of cider at 162 Orchard Street. [Grub Street]

Last night El Rey Coffee Bar and Luncheonette introduced several new items to its dinner menu. [Grub Street]

Williamsburg bodega Mexico 2000 expanded its space to sling margaritas at 369 Broadway. [Eater NY]

Tenants who buy real estate in luxe Williamsburg dwelling The Oosten will score a trip to Amsterdam. [Brick Underground]

For the next two nights at 7 p.m., Babeland‘s Lower East Side and  Soho stores will give out free cupcakes and champagne during their pre-Valentine’s Day shopping events. And tonight at The Bedford at 7:30 p.m., the Society for the Advancement of Social Studies [SASS] will host its free fourth annual Sexy-Themed Lecture Series, featuring talks on corsets and stripping. [The Skint]

This Thursday through Monday, Williamsburg clothing and accessories boutique Jumelle is having a sample sale. []

This week brings another round of Friday the 13th tattoo discounts. [Brokelyn]

At “Type Indicators,” a new gallery show debuting Friday at ArtHelix in Bushwick, works will be arranged according to how the artists scored on the Myers-Briggs personality test. [Brooklyn Paper]

These eight restaurants in Greenpoint will serve up V-Day specials this Saturday (reservations are encouraged). [Greenpointers]