(Photo: Nicole Disser)

(Photo: Nicole Disser)

Longtime Lower East Side poet John Farris died of a heart attack at his E. 3rd Street apartment on January 22. He was 75 years old. [The Villager]

Next week a trio of local business owners will lobby Community Board 3 with their plans to replace the onetime Nevada Smiths on Third Avenue with a bar/coffee house/vintage record store called Vinyl, a tribute to the Irish band Thin Lizzy. [EV Grieve]

At 190 Bowery, the former Germania Bank Building now sports new windows. [Bowery Boogie]

Take a virtual tour of 00+Co., the new vegan pizza spot premiering tonight at 65 Second Avenue. [Eater NY]

At 98 Rivington Street, Galli Restaurant is on the market for $25K/month in rent plus hundreds of thousands of dollars in key money. [Bowery Boogie]

The latest episode of The Bowery Boys podcast is devoted to Brooklyn’s northernmost nabe: Greenpoint. [The Bowery Boys]

Read about what it’s like to live in Hacienda Villa, Bushwick’s polyamorous house. [Brick Underground]

Food critic Josh DiStefano endorses the banh mi at Tito King’s Kitchen at Jimmy’s No. 43 in the East Village. [Chopsticks + Marrow]