Lil Nugs

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

At Newark Airport, a new restaurant will soon bring CBGB back from the dead. [Gothamist] Metrograph, a two-screen indie theater, opens on Ludlow Street February 19. [Indiewire] Paperwork was submitted Friday to convert a Java Street Church into Greenpoint’s 18 newest condos. [NY YIMBY]
The empty lot at 30-42 Orient Avenue in Williamsburg is also the prospective home to 18 new apartments. [NY YIMBY] Bluebird Coffee Shop in the East Village has changed owners and reopen with a fresh concept. [EV Grieve] Street vendor Ann Tivorsky, who summoned cops to shutdown her Bedford Avenue competition, was instead forced to close up shop herself for violating vending codes. [DNA Info] Brooklyn chocolatier Mast Brothers was the subject of a New York Times expose and debunking. [NYT] Tsk-tsk surveillance footage of an Alphabet City Scrooge swiping all the packages from an E. Third Street lobby. [EV Grieve]