(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

A man was arrested this weekend for stealing $15 worth of Domino sugar from the Yeshiva Ahavas Israel, a Williamsburg synagogue. [DNA Info]

On the Lower East Side, Essex Dollar Plus folded after four years in business. [Bowery Boogie]

Kin Asian Bistro will replace Purple Ginger on E. 6th Street in the East Village. [EV Grieve] Veselka will partake in National Pierogi Day with a $5 pierogi special today. [EV Grieve]

On Monday (Columbus Day), local Italians will carry an eight-story tower through Williamsburg in honor of the Giglio feast. [Brooklyn Paper]

Just in time for Halloween, artist Kevin Lyons painted a colorful monster mural outside the Rag & Bone store on Houston. [Bowery Boogie]

Starting today and continuing through November 21, an experimental theater project called Houseworld will take over the San Damiano Mission in Greenpoint. Tickets are $80 each. [Brooklyn Paper]

Get an update on Smokey, the pet lamb that caused a stir in Greenpoint earlier this year. [DNA Info]