(Nicole Disser)

(Nicole Disser)

IDIO Gallery will host a musical benefit tonight for those displaced by March’s Dekalb Avenue fire. Tickets are $8 to $10. [Bushwick Daily]

The Department of Homeless Services is renting rooms in BKLYN House, a luxe new Bushwick hotel, for New Yorkers in need of shelter. [DNA Info]

A 19-story apartment building will rise at 275 South Street on the Lower East Side. [Bowery Boogie]

In the East Village, 98-year-old Ukranian store Surma Book & Music Co. is rumored to be shuttering in the next month. [Jeremiah’s Vanishing NY]

Also on E. 7th Street, the 40th annual St. George Ukrainian Festival kicks off today and continues all weekend. [EV Grieve]

NY1 anchor and Williamsburger Pat Kiernan shares his favorite local places to eat. [NY Daily News]

Spots in Bushwick, Greenpoint, Williamsburg and the East Village all made this round-up of the best vintage destinations in NYC. [Gothamist]

Read a Q&A with Williamsburg resident Stephanie Danler, a restaurant industry veteran and author of the new novel Sweetbitter. [Grub Street]