Warehouse-turned-apartment complex 184 Kent Avenue is under contract from Jared Kushner and partners for $275 million. [NY Post]
Alphabet City bar Manitoba’s crowdsourced $31K during the past month, enough to stay in business. [EV Grieve]
Silkys at the Loom, a Bushwick printshop, is holding a $4K fundraiser to pay for surgery needed by the owner’s pug, Sancho, whose hind legs were run over by a car Sunday night. [DNA Info]
This morning, the Chinatown Lunar New Year Firecracker Ceremony & Cultural Festival starts at 11 a.m. at Sara D. Roosevelt Park. Also on the Lower East Side today, homeless teens will present works produced during this year’s Streetwork Project at a free art opening for the exhibit, “We Are Here” at ABC No Rio (7 p.m.; both free events). [The Skint]
Tonight the city’s Department of Transportation will host an ideas meeting centered on improving Bushwick bike lanes, beginning at 6 p.m. at New Jerusalem United Methodist Church. [Bushwick Daily]
The Department of Sanitation announced that composting collection will start this spring in portions of Williamsburg and Greenpoint. [DNA Info]
During the monthly Yum’s The Word storytelling event last at (le) poisson rouge, Saturday Night Live cast member Sasheer Zamata regaled the crowd with anecdotes from the show’s “bananas” 40th anniversary after-party. “I met Beyonce and nothing else matters now,” she said.