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Dilber Kukic, the contractor who some feel is responsible for this spring’s East Village explosion, was sentenced to probation Monday in an separate case involving bribery. [NY Post]

On Saturday afternoon, someone left a boa constrictor in a bag on a B12 bus in Brooklyn. [NY Post

Rivington Street vegan and vegetarian restaurant TeaNY shuttered after 13 years in business. [Bowery Boogie]

The Department of Health temporarily closed Little Poland on Second Avenue, which was found to have 66 code violations. [EV Grieve]

A new bowling alley called Punch Bowl Social signed a 15-year lease in Bushwick. Opening date is slated for 2017. [Real Deal]

High-end lingerie line Valentine set up shop in a pop-up at 153 Ludlow Street. [Bowery Boogie]

After suggesting it would open this past weekend, the Astor Place CVS actually debuts today. [EV Grieve]

Tonight at 7 p.m., John Boyega will talk about his role in Star Wars: The Force Awakens at Soho’s Apple store. And at 8 p.m., there will be a lightsaber battle in Washington Square Park. [The Skint]