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Tuesday morning a man was slashed in the face three times with a knife at a Williamsburg bodega. [CBS NY]

Thirteen people were charged with selling or possessing drugs like crack cocaine, heroin, and marijuana yesterday at Bushwick Houses and Williamsburg’s Borinquen Plaza Housing Developments. [amNY]

Trader Joe’s will open a 18K-square-foot Williamsburg outpost at 206 Kent Avenue. Construction has yet to begin. [Crain’s NY]

And much sooner, Dairy Queen will unveil a drive-thru location in the neighborhood at 27 Graham Avenue. [amNY]

Watch video of a security employees running down a thief who stole a woman’s purse outside an Alphabet City restaurant. [CBS NY]

Scroll through a street style gallery of Williamsburg, aka “where the cool kids live.” [Huffington Post]

Painters are wanted to contribute to large-scale pieces by collective Sumi Ink Club on Saturdays in July from noon to 6 p.m. at Rawson Projects on the Lower East Side. [Blouin ArtInfo Blogs]

Read a history of Union Porcelain, the first commercially viable porcelain factory in America, which was located in Greenpoint until it fell victim to bankruptcy in 1855. [Greenpoint Gazette]

Meet Anton van Dalen, the so-called last pigeon keeper in the East Village. [Huffington Post]