The Astor Place cube is set to return to Alamo Plaza on Wednesday. [EV Grieve] Yesterday morning, the thief who stole a cab on Essex Street was arrested after he crashed the vehicle in Battery Park City, injuring three people. [ABC 7] A Friday night party at Chinatown Soup on Orchard Street was shutdown early when attendees reportedly got rowdy while waiting for a performance from rapper Theophilus London. [Bowery Boogie] Since April, police say the robber seen in this surveillance footage has lifted $3,200 from East Village nail salons. [DNA Info] From 6 to 9 p.m. this Wednesday, The Dorian Grey Gallery on E. 9th Street will host a closing party after six years in business. [EV Grieve] Seafood destination The Poke Spot will replace a Subway at the intersection of 12th Street and 4th Avenue in the East Village. [EV Grieve] The proprietors of Williamsburg’s Brooklyn Winery will open a restaurant called BKW tomorrow in Crown Heights. [Grub Street] Read a history of the Polka Dot Cafe, the 20-year-old Polish eatery on Manhattan Avenue. [Greenpointers] Ducks Eatery in the East Village and Dinosaur Bar-B-Que in Williamsburg are among the barbecue spots heralded by the some of the city’s best chefs in this round-up. [Eater NY]