A 25-year-old woman says she was raped by a male employee at the Broome Street bar Happy Ending one week ago. [Gothamist]
At summer’s end, chef Wylie Dufrense will close his remaining restaurant, Alder, in the East Village. [Eater]
McGolrick Park playground in Greenpoint will receive a $2 million renovation thanks to a $850K pledge from Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams. [DNA Info]
In Ridgewood, Queens, a new artists space recently deputed called The Bushwick Venue. [DNA Info]
Reminder: Director Kevin Smith will partake in a Q&A tonight at 50 Kent before a screening of his 1995 film Mall Rats (RSVP here; the Williamsburg event is co-sponsored by Nitehawk Cinema and Buzzfeed). [B+B]
Ice Cube and his son, O’Shea Jackson Junior—who portrays his father in the new film Straight Outta Compton—will promote the project at the Apple Store in Soho at 8 p.m (RSVP is required).
The Butcher’s Daughter in Nolita intends to double its NYC real estate with a Hudson Street sibling. [Bowery Boogie]