The developer Lighthouse Group submitted paperwork to demolish five E. 11th Street buildings and build a 300-room hotel in their place. [EV Grieve]

Join the affordable housing lottery to vie for a pair of units at 303 Stanhope Street in Bushwick. [Brownstoner]

On Broadway in Williamsburg, Cafe Moto closed in late July after 14 years in business. [Free Williamsburg]

Osakana fish market, which shares an owner with the Williamsburg Japanese restaurant Okonomi, debuted at 290 Graham Avenue. [Eater NY]

Schapiro’s Bar on Rivington Street recently concluded its three-year run. [Bowery Boogie]

New York magazine architecture critic Justin Davidson wonders, “Can We Get Development in Bushwick Right?” [Daily Intelligencer]

Get a peek behind the shelves at Strand Book Store in the East Village. [NY Times]

Meanwhile, Word Bookstore in Greenpoint boasts a Gilmore Girls book club. [Brokelyn]