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Brooklyn-born Cooper Union grad Joseph Lechleider, the inventor of DSL high-speed Internet, died last month at the age of 82. [NY Times]

The East Village and the Lower East Side racked up 307 delivery bike tickets between April 2013 and August 2014. [DNA Info]

Smorgasburg will debut a small Coney Island spin-off this summer. [Bensonhurst Bean]

Local Greek mini-chain MP Tavernas will open on May 11 at 470 Driggs Avenue in Williamsburg. [Grub Street]

At 130 E. 7th Street, a vegan restaurant called Avant Garden will replace Gingersnap’s Oraganic, which is relating to the West Village. [EV Grieve]

Chelsea gallerist Nicole Klagsbrun is presenting a pop-up exhibit called Wild Style (by street artist Lee Quiñones) through June 7 at 291 Grand Street. [Bowery Boogie]

Tonight at Strand, comedian Greg Proops will plug his first tome, The Smartest Book in the World! at 7 p.m. And at 8 p.m., Jack Black, James Marsden and Kathryn Hahn will join the directors of their new film The D Train for a free talk at the Soho Apple store (free, RSVP here).  [The Skint]

A new quiz will decide whether you rep Old New York vs. New New York. [Refinery 29]

Weigh in on whether this G train rider marks the second coming of Vincent Van Gogh. [Pix 11]