Lower East Side Giant Snowman

(Photo: Scott Lynch)

Local sculptor, landlord, and retired fire marshal Ralph Feldman died Thursday morning in his East Village home at age 79. [NY Daily News]

Robert Vilensky, a Manhattan lawyer, filed a $20 million lawsuit against the city for property damage sustained during the recent CitiStorage warehouse fire in Williamsburg. [Gothamist]

Police are looking for this man, 37-year-old Anton Liverpool, who allegedly approached a 21-year-old woman while masturbating on the street in Bushwick last month. [Gothamist]

And this man allegedly stole a debit card from a Bedford Avenue apartment three weeks ago. [Gothamist]

A recovered vehicle that was carjacked last week in Bushwick caught the whole crime on its dashboard camera. [ABC 7]

Facebook will add an extra 80K-square-feet to its office space at 770 Broadway. [Crain’s NY]

Assess the rendering for this 10-story housing development landlord Ben Shaoul plans to bring to 196 Orchard Street. [NY YIMBY]

The four-story retail complex at 314-320 Grand Street was purchased for $25.6 million. [The Real Deal]

In Noho, half of the existing structure at 298-304 Mulberry Street— which a developer paid nearly $180 million for in December—will face the wrecking ball. [The Real Deal]

After a recent visit from the health department yielded 77 code violations, Prince Street Cafe called it quits. The Nolita restaurant opened in 2007. [Bowery Boogie]

Queens-based noodle shop Hanjoo appears to have gone out of business on St. Mark’s Place. [EV Grieve]

Tonight, LES bar Nitecap will wash away the Mondays with $20 tarot card readings and $10 cocktails. [Eater NY]

San Antonio Spurs power forward Matt Bonner will be on the Lower East Side Thursday night, holding court at Mission Chinese‘s $250/person benefit for the Rock On Foundation. [Gothamist]

Learn about the new crop of high-end housing in Alphabet City. [Wall Street Journal]

Read a Q&A with NYU professor Diana Silver, who is helping the city regulate tobacco sales at East Village hookah bars. [NYU Local]

See a trailer for Bizarre, a new film co-starring Bizarre Bar in Bushwick, which screens tomorrow at a festival in Berlin. [Bushwick Bomb]

Tom Tom Magazine, a five-year-old publication devoted to female drummers, is introducing a percussion academy at their Bushwick HQ. [Brooklyn Vegan]

This five-bedroom garden oasis on E. 7th Street comes with a hammock. [Spire]