Taj Patterson, the 20-something who was attacked by a homophobic mob of Orthodox Jewish Williamsburg men in late 2013, filed a lawsuit against the city and the NYPD. [Gothamist] Students at EBC High School for Public Service netted $235K in funding to help bring Broadway in Bushwick back to its former glory. [DNA Info] In the past year, median rents within a five-block radius of the Bedford Avenue L stop have dipped 11.4 percent. [Brick Underground]
Four-year-old North Brooklyn Cycles [NBKC] relocated from Knickerbocker to Graham Avenues, and some NBKC alums opened Haven Cycles in their former place of employment. [Bushwick Daily] This weekend, Peruvian rotisserie spot Baby Brasa debuted on the Lower East Side’s Allen Street. [Eater NY] Dun-Well Doughnuts, a vegan pastry shop based in Williamsburg, will soon open a second location at 102 St. Marks Place. [EV Grieve] A new Chipotle will descend onto N. 4th Street and Bedford Avenue. [Free Williamsburg]