Mother Pigeon's Pigeons, Union Square

(Photo: Scott Lynch)

Today is the funeral for Nicholas Figueroa, 23, who died during the March 26 gas explosion in the East Village. [NY Daily News]

Two women subletting an apartment near the site of the tragedy are suing the city for $40 million, claiming the explosion terrified them enough to depart NYC for good. [NY Post]

Brooklyn Woodworkers Co-op in Greenpoint is disbanding because the rent on their home since the 1970s has tripled, one member says. [Brooklyn Paper]

Lord Hamm’s sandwich shop debuted yesterday at 226 E. 3rd Street. [Eater NY]

Meanwhile, Maraya cigar shop shuttered at 87 Orchard Street. [Bowery Boogie]

Jenny Slate, Gabe Liedman, and Max Silvestri will host the final edition of the comedy series they founded seven years ago, Big Terrific, on April 26 at Greenpoint’s Warsaw Bar & Lounge. Tickets are $25 each. [Brooklyn Vegan]

This summer, Shakespeare in the Parking Lot will relocate three blocks to Norfolk Street. [EV Grieve]

A Bushwick Avenue man claims he’s the city’s first resident to legally live in a trailer. [NY Post]

Two billboards in Bushwick are promoting Detroit as the next borough. [The Real Deal]

Au Bon Pain in Union Square is pouring free medium iced teas and iced coffees today between 2 and 5 p.m. [The Skint]