(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

Former Mars Bar owner Hank Penza has died. He was 82 years old. [EV Grieve]

Just after 1 a.m. yesterday, a 33-year-old Bushwick man received a fatal gunshot wound to the head when the bullet crashed through the front door of his Menahan Street residence. [CBS NY]

Yesterday a wake was held for the seven-year-old Williamsburg girl who was removed from life support Friday after choking on a sandwich at school. [NY Daily News]

Mayor de Blasio criticized the booming hotel business in Williamsburg for driving factory jobs out of the neighborhood. [Brooklyn Paper]

The city’s Parks Department is considering bringing an ice skating rink back to McCarren Park. [McBrooklyn]

290 Grand Street, previously the site of Lok Sing Chinese Restaurant, will be converted into a two-story commercial property. [Bowery Boogie]

Today Le Petit Parisien sandwich shop opens for business near Cooper Square. [EV Grieve]

Read a profile of globe-trotting local Afrobeat band Antibalas, now in the midst of a month-long residency at the Brooklyn Bowl. [Village Voice]