(Photo: Scott Lynch)

(Photo: Scott Lynch)

A new cafe and bar called Terra Firma opened recently on Ingraham Street in Bushwick. [Bushwick Bomb]

Allen Street Cut & Shave will replace Ciao Bella Pizzeria on the Lower East Side. [Bowery Boogie]

In Alphabet City, the oyster/wine bar Virgola has entered the shucking game with its latest outpost. [EV Grieve]

125 Rivington Street can be yours for just 12 million bucks. [Bowery Boogie]

In Bushwick, tour a five-bedroom apartment on the market for $1.35 million, and the landmarked eight-bedroom Doering-Bohack House (asking $1.9 million). [Curbed NY]

Read a Q&A with Bob Honoroff, principal at the trying-to-stay-afloat J.H.S 50 John D. Wells in Williamsburg. [DNA Info]

Slate paid homage to the 105-year-old Yonah Schmimmel’s Knish Bakery on Houston Street. [Atlas Obscura]

On Ainslie Street in Williamsburg, one apartment is sporting a six-foot-tall penis design in the window made from Christmas lights. [DNA Info]