(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

A 26-year-old man was attacked by at least eight assailants outside Vaqueros restaurant on Saturday at midnight. The Bushwick altercation was captured on video. [Gothamist]

At Progress High School in Williamsburg, a police officer working with the School Safety Division was filmed in December striking an 18-year-old student twice with his baton. [NY1]

Two thieves are canvassing Bushwick by crawling through apartment windows, police say. [Brooklyn Paper]

Longtime Lower East Sider Sheldon Silver, the former NY Assemble Speaker who was recently convicted on corruption charges, made tabloid headlines this weekend for his alleged extramarital affairs with two women who worked with the state. [DNA Info]

Once 184 Kent Avenue is converted into condos, the facility will include a “jam room” for musical tenants to rock out. [NY Times]

Preview the fare that will be served up at Barano, a new Italian eatery debuting next week in Williamsburg. [Grub Street]

Peek inside Greenpoint’s IncrediPOLE pole dancing studio, located on Java Street. [Observer]

On Wednesday, Bushwick theater Syndicated will celebrate 4/20 with sublime-sounding snacks and $3 screenings of Inherent Vice, Cheech & Chong’s Up In Smoke and Half Baked. [Gothamist]