Curtis Peterson, who shot five Bushwick family members in 2013 and then fled his trial while out on bail in May, was re-arrested and will now serve 40 years in prison. [DNA Info] Watch the video of an attempted robbery at a Bushwick Avenue Pay-O-Matic Tuesday, in which two assailants threw batteries at the attendant and sprayed an unknown liquid. [Gothamist] Alaska, the Ingraham Street dive bar, will shutter on July 3rd. [Bushwick Daily]
New Williamsburg pizzeria Emmy Squared now boasts a downstairs burger bar on Friday and Saturday nights. [Eater NY] East Village coffee shop Abraço will relocate across 7th Street to a larger location, where it has applied for a liquor license. [EV Grieve] For Bushwick Hot Summer Nights, this evening 20 local galleries will stay open late (and for free). [The Skint] Lois in the East Village, Achilles Heel in Greenpoint, and Birdy’s in Bushwick made this list of 15 dreamy day drinking destinations. [Grub Street] And here’s a round-up of the best indie bookstores in NYC. [Gothamist]