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Police say a Bushwick man shot and killed his 33-year-old girlfriend in their bed on Saturday morning, then ran into a Knickerbocker Avenue deli, where he was taken into custody. [NY Daily News] Sasha Petraske, the 42-year-old cocktail pioneer and owner of the former Milk & Honey bar on the Lower East Side, was found dead Friday morning at his home in Upstate New York. [NY Times] A 17-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was shot on Cooper Street in Bushwick yesterday around 3 a.m. [ABC 7 NY]
On August 16, two women reported that they were sexually assaulted on the South Street and Allen Street, respectively. [DNA Info] Rivington Street eatery Hana Japanese Cuisine was shuttered by the Department of Health last week for racking up 40-plus violation points. [Bowery Boogie] In the East Village, Caracas Arepa Bar is still closed after reporting a gas leak on August 8. [DNA Info] The landlord of 137 First Avenue took back possession of the African restaurant Le Marécage from his tenants. [EV Grieve] Read all about McGuinness Boulevard’s “taxi graveyard” in Greenpoint, a side effect of the rise of Uber. [Gothamist]