Smorgasburg 2015: Williamsburg, Rat poison

(Photo: Scott Lynch)

This weekend a 32-year-old man crossing Grand Street in Williamsburg suffered life-threatening injuries when he was hit by a car. [News 12 Brooklyn]

A trio of pit bull attacks have been reported this month in the East Village. [EV Grieve]

Assess this rendering of a 14-story office building which will replace a Pike Street gas station. [Bowery Boogie]

Tonight at 7 p.m., writers Cassie J. Sneider and Matt Dineen will talk about how music impacts Pitwork at Bluestockings bookstore on the Lower East Side (free). [The Skint]

The Wall Street Journal paid a visit to El Cortez eatery in Bushwick. [WSJ]

Peek inside Pure House, a Williamsburg commune where residents pay $4K a month. [Curbed]

A terrifying new video demonstrates how a rat can climb up through your toilet bowl. [National Geographic]