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A five-year-old boy became trapped under the minivan that hit him yesterday morning on Rivington Street before he was freed and taken to Bellevue Hospital. [DNA Info] Watch video footage of a physical fight that took place yesterday morning  on the Brooklyn Bridge between an livery cab driver and an older couple. [NY Daily News] On Saturday morning, three thieves hopped out of a red Mustang in Williamsburg and stole a 17-year-old boy’s phone and jewelry on N. 5th Street. [DNA Info] Last night a $40/person “puppet slam” fundraiser was held to benefit Matt and Nora Brooks, two East Village residents displaced by March’s gas line explosion. [amNY] Meanwhile B&H is one step closer to reopening, as the Department of Buildings has finally signed off on its inspection. [Grub Street] Read a recap of Hot Chip‘s performance Monday night at Baby’s All Right. [Brooklyn Vegan] Tonight at 7 p.m. at Greenpoint’s WORD bookstore, author Rachel Hills will present her new book, The Sex Myth: The Gap Between Our Fantasies and Reality (free to attend). [The Skint] Summer Restaurant Week runs through Sunday at 16 Grand Street eateries in Williamsburg. [The Skint] Food critic Paul Schultz awarded three out of five stars to the Greenpoint restaurant Anella. [NY Daily News]