(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

A thief punched a Williamsburg liquor store employee in the face last Monday evening. [Brooklyn Paper]

If a recently revived plan gains traction, Williamsburg neighborhoods separated by the BQE may be reconnected with an above-ground park. [Gothamist]

East Village restauranteurs have joined forces in the Eastville Restaurant Collective, an group which shares information and support for surviving in the food business. [Eater NY]

This Thursday, Louis CK will host a $150/person fundraiser for Mayor de Blasio’s re-election campaign at the Brooklyn Bowl. [Brooklyn Vegan]

Walk the West, a truck full of traveling vintage threads, will open a brick-and-mortar shop on Franklin Avenue next month. [Greenpointers]

Today from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Union Square, City Harvest will serve up 5K free lunches made from food that would have otherwise gone to waste. [The Skint]

Lightspace Studios in Bushwick will host a free plant-based vegan food festival on May 21. [Bushwick Daily]

Read one brave man’s tale of attending Naked in Motion, a naked yoga class that takes place in Bushwick. [Bushwick Daily]