"Untitled" by Jasson Dussault. Shown at Castle Fitzjohn Gallery's booth at X-Contemporary.

“Untitled” by Jasson Dussault. Shown at Castle Fitzjohn Gallery’s booth at X-Contemporary.

On a Times Square subway platform Tuesday evening, artist Ian Skalarsky of Bushwick was allegedly assaulted with a candy bar and punched multiple times by a man named Eliexer Reyes, who has been arrested. [Gothamist]

Essex Street bar Old Man Hustle was shutdown earlier this week by the State Liquor Authority for serving underage customers. [Bowery Boogie]

The owner of Stanton Square rechristened his Lower East Side venture Li-Lis Restaurant and Bar. [Bowery Boogie]

Seventies-style Bushwick bar Birdy’s just received its first New York Times review. [NYT]

In Williamsburg, model Agyness Deyn‘s former N. 3rd Street apartment sold for $3.1 million. [NY Observer]

According to the MTA, on October 29 more than 6.2 million people rode the subway, setting a new record. [NY Daily News]

A CVS will open at 51 Astor Place this Sunday. [EV Grieve]

Here’s a guide to surviving SantaCon this weekend. [Brokelyn]