(Photo: bahramforoughi)

(Photo: bahramforoughi)

City bus driver Francisco DeJesus was arrested Friday after hitting a 15-year-old girl with his vehicle near the intersection of Grand Street and Union Avenue. According to police, the girl is expected to lose her leg. [Gothamist]

Developer Gordon Lau paid $50 million for three Bowery properties plus another on Elizabeth Street. [The Real Deal]

Williamsburg eatery The Elm shuttered yesterday to make way for an upgraded McCarren Hotel & Pool. [Eater NY]

Friday at Calico gallery in Greenpoint, a new week-long show called “Mediums” will boast works by artists who’d just had psychic readings. [DNA Info]

And from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at Ran Tea House in Williamsburg, snack on free cotton candy as part of “Finding Puberty: An Ephemeral Food Art Exhibition” (RSVP here). [DNA Info]

The Times dined at Patacon Pisao, a five-month-old Venezuelan restaurant on the Lower East Side whose name translates to “flattened plantain.” [NY Times]

An apartment building on Avenue D where units run $5K/month provides its tenants with free shuttle service to the subway during morning/evening commutes. [NY Post]

To de-stress, the designer duo of knitwear line Ohne Titel recommends the Greenpoint restaurant River Styx. [Refinery 29]