(Photo by Daniel Maurer)

(Photo by Daniel Maurer)

Dan Hoyt, owner of the the East Village raw food bistro Quintessence, was arrested for flashing a woman Tuesday at the 8th Street NYU subway station. It is his fourth time being caught exposing himself in a subway since 1994. [Pix 11]

Twelve-year-old Lower East Side bar and performance venue Fontana’s will close in March following a rent increase. [Bowery Boogie]

In Williamsburg today, a new cinema/restaurant called Syndicated makes its debut, serving only non-crunchy foods that won’t make noise. [Brooklyn Paper]

Driggs Avenue’s Holy Trinity Church passed a hurdle in the process of being landmarked, much to the chagrin of parishioners, who say the required upkeep would be too costly. [Brooklyn Paper]

Tomorrow, the Beauty & Essex team will open the bar/restaurant Vandal at 199 Bowery. [Bowery Boogie]

Soothsayer, a new cocktail spot and Vietnamese eatery, recently debuted in Alphabet City, replacing B.A.D. Burger. [EV Grieve]

Three East Village restaurantsWhitmans, Flinders Lane, and Two Boots—are each opening locations in new nabes. [EV Grieve] Plus a fourth: Bite on E. 14th Street will reveal a Flatiron district sibling soon.

The Times stopped by Peter Pan Donut & Pastry Shop in Greenpoint. [NYT]