(Photo: Nicole Disser)

(Photo: Nicole Disser)

Yesterday morning a cab driver in Williamsburg was slashed in the forehead by a passenger being dropped off at N. 5th Street and Wythe Avenue. Two arrests have been made. [ABC 7 NY] Two months after a fire wrecked havoc on the space, Greenpoint Gallery will reopen tonight on McGuinness Boulevard with a benefit show.
At 58 St. Marks Place, the Sushi Lounge has shuttered while Hakata Hot Pot will move across the street and merge with its sibling restaurant, Zen 6. [EV Grieve]
The Shipwreck Lounge, a tiki bar affiliated with The Grand Paradise theater experience in Bushwick, is now open to the general public three nights a week. [Bushwick Daily] Houston Street’s Parkside Lounge boasts a newly-renovated interior. [EV Grieve] Tuesday night at Barnes & Noble Union Square, Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi will discuss her new book, Love, Loss and What We Ate: A Memoir with Bravo’s Andy Cohen.
Cycling studio Flywheel Sports opens an Astor Place studio this Wednesday. [Well + Good] Check out a wedding reception at The Music Hall of Williamsburg that co-starred drag queens. [Refinery29]