(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

Last night a man soliciting  donations slashed a waiter in the face at Silver Spurs in Greenwich Village after he was kicked out of the restaurant. [NY Daily News]

Pet NV, a Bushwick pet shop previously slapped with cockfighting and animal cruelty charges, was subject of an ASPCA search warrant yesterday. [Bushwick Daily]

Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who will be sentenced on federal corruption charges on April 13, was photographed purchasing Raisin Bran at the LES Rite Aid yesterday afternoon. [Bowery Boogie]

On the Lower East Side, Ludlow Street nightclub The Dark Room will soon shutter. [Bowery Boogie]

Long-gestating Houston Street bar Suffolk Arms finally makes its debut today. [Time Out NY]

At 430 Johnson Avenue in Bushwick, the current parking lot will be replaced with an office building-by-day, event-space-by-night. [Brownstoner]

The Bedford Avenue location of The Bagel Store (home to the rainbow bagel) is closed indefinitely for renovations after the signature item’s popularity skyrocketed. [Gothamist]

A psychic will set up shop on E. 6th Street between Avenues A and B, a storefront formerly occupied by an organic dry cleaners. [EV Grieve]