Lil Nugs

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

Early this morning, a man was found dead at 40 Richardson Street following a fire at his three-story Williamsburg apartment building. Another resident is currently classified as missing. [NY Daily News]

Dev Hynes (aka Blood Orange) is giving fans a taste of his new album. [Stereogum]

The long-awaited Clinton Street Baking Company expansion will open Friday on the Lower East Side. [Bowery Boogie]

Williamsburg’s Sweethaus Cupcake Cafe is making a play for Luca Bar’s former digs at 119 St. Marks Place. [EV Grieve]

Both a Sri Lankan restaurant called Banana Leaf and an Asian eatery called Mulan East recently served their first customers in the East Village. [EV Grieve]

Owners of the forthcoming bar and gastropub called Box Hill are trying to secure a space at 107 East Broadway. [Bowery Boogie]

A new 99-cent pizzeria will soon debut at 91 Avenue A. [EV Grieve]

Lego sculptures made by students of PS 134 elementary school are currently being exhibited at the Greenpoint Library. [Brooklyn Paper]