Police are searching for a cab driver who repeatedly hit a 21-year-old female passenger with a belt on August 23 when she attempted to leave his vehicle in Williamsburg without paying. [DNA Info]
Taj Patterson, a gay man who was left blind in one eye after a brutal 2013 beating at the hands of Hasidic Jewish watch group members in Williamsburg, testified Wednesday against one of his alleged attackers, Mayer Herskovic. [NY Post]
An eight-story, seven-unit residence is vying to replace Houston Street Beer Distributors in Alphabet City. [EV Grieve]
Tomorrow, (le) Poisson Rouge will be the site of Dollypalooza: An Epic Fan Tribute to Dolly Parton. Tickets are $27/each.
It remains unclear why the West Nassau Meat Market, colloquially known as Kiszka, closed a few months ago after decades in business. [Greenpointers]
The comedian who survived being struck by the B train in Noho in 2014, Liza Dye, now 27, launched a $1K crowdfunding campaign to help pay her costs of living when she attempts to to further her career.