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Lit Lounge is closing after 14 years in the East Village and will reopen in Bushwick sometime soon. Co-owner Erik Foss, who will be joined by Trash Bar’s owner in the new venture, blames “the new East Village crowd and the flight of the creative types to creative Brooklyn. It was inevitable.” [Clubplanet]

In Greenpoint, 35-year-old Carmine’s Original Pizzeria served its last slice on July 1. [Brooklyn Paper]

Avenue A taqueria La Lucha has closed six years after its debut. [EV Grieve]

One week from today, KIDS will continue its 20th anniversary festivities with a $30/person screening at Angelika Film Center on Houston, where the film had its original premiere. [Gothamist]

A new report found that the average Brooklyn home price is over $788K. [DNA Info]

The 200-unit mixed-use development that just broke ground at 211 McGuinness Boulevard in Greenpoint will include 40 units of affordable housing and a rooftop pool. [DNA Info]

Just a day after adding chicken sandwiches to their menus, Brooklyn’s Shake Shacks are out of stock until July 16. [Grub Street]