NugsEarly yesterday morning in Williamsburg, police say a 25-year-old father was shot near the corner of S. 9th Street and Berry Street following an argument. The victim died minutes after he was abandoned outside Woodhull Hospital. [NY Daily News] Sixteen people were injured this weekend when the deck of a Bushwick Avenue mansion (dating back to the 1880s) collapsed mid-party. [NY Post] Jeremias Nieves, the 77-year-old man arrested two years ago for helping run cockfights in Bushwick, was re-incarcerated Wednesday on animal cruelty charges. [DNA Info]
City Council member Antonio Reynoso proposed turning Bedford Avenue into a pedestrian plaza. [Curbed NY] Bedford Avenue bookstore Spoonbill & Sugartown will open a second location Friday at 99 Montrose Avenue in Williamsburg.
And this summer, Massage Williamsburg will sire a North Brooklyn spin-off called Massage Greenpoint. [Greenpointers] A very minimalist clothing pop-up boutique called Unifome will sell threads at 439 Metropolitan Avenue for the rest of June. [Racked NY] Make-up artist/photographer/DJ Kristin Gallegos took a camera along for a recent adventure to her favorite Lower East Side and East Village haunts. [Racked NY]