Kafka Is Famous

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Michael Keating, who fled to Jamaica after a jury found him guilty of killing a Bushwick teen in 1997, was extradited back to Brooklyn and sentenced to 25 years to life in prison. [Brooklyn Paper]

Just after 5 a.m. this morning, three people received non-life threatening knife injuries as two groups argued in the Union Square subway station. [NY Daily News]

Brothers Joel and Aaron Israel—who own apartment buildings in Williamsburg, Greenpoint and Bushwick—were arrested for various landlord violations. [NY Times]

At the corner of Bedford Avenue and N. 7th Street in Williamsburg, the Salvation’s Army’s former outpost sold to a developer for $36 million. [Brooklyn Paper]

Ellie & Jack’s Bar & Kitchen will replace Kabin on Second Avenue in the East Village. [Eater NY]

Tonight at Over the Eight, The Kevin Corrigan Show will welcome Gabby Hoffman, Kim Gordon and David Johnason. Free tickets will be handed out at 6 p.m. for the 8 p.m. event. [The Skint]

At 23 Clinton Street, the year-old coffee shop Rosella has changed its name to Brunswick Cafe, joining a pre-existing mini-chain also overseen by Alex Hall. [Bowery Boogie]