(Photo: Nicole Disser)

(Photo: Nicole Disser)

Edwin Caizaguano, 24, was arrested in in St. Paul, Minnesota on Monday for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl in Bushwick this past October. [NY Daily News]

Richard Oates, the man who died Tuesday following a skateboarding mishap on the Lower East Side, was a father, former chef, and owner of Greenpoint’s East River Skate Shop. [NY Times]

At 315 Grand Street, the Landmarks Preservation Commission green-lighted a restoration of the 130-year-old former Ridley & Son’s department store. [Bowery Boogie]

The site of Grassroots Tavern, 20 St. Mark’s Place, was recently sold. [Real Estate Weekly] According to public records, the purchase price was $5.6 million. [EV Grieve]

Both retail shops at 160 Orchard Street—Ethnic Clothing Co. and EHVonnae—have vacated the premises. [Bowery Boogie]

On E. 12th Street, the restaurant Hearth has undergone a transformation. [Grub Street]

Cocktail spot Dear Bushwick has a new sibling on Wilson Avenue called Yours Sincerely. [Village Voice]

Tonight from 6 to 8 p.m., the Howl! Happening gallery in the East Village will fete the 40th anniversary of the debut of Punk Magazine[EV Grieve]