(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

While responding to an unrelated call yesterday in Alphabet City, EMT workers disarmed a man with a knife. [NY Daily News]

Proprietors of an unknown restaurant have applied for a liquor license at 29 Second Avenue, which formerly housed The Cock. [EV Grieve]

Four hundred international participants are expected for this weekend’s North American Cycle Courier Championships, happening in Williamsburg. [DNA Info]

Able Fine Art Gallery is in the process of relocating from Chelsea to the Lower East Side, where it will replace the Louis B. James showroom. [Bowery Boogie]

On Bushwick’s Himrod Street, a pizzeria called Ops will officially open tomorrow. [Eater NY]

Bed-Stuy’s Lucha Lucha Mexican restaurant recently unveiled a Bushwick location. [Gothamist]

Greenpoint’s Navy Yard-bound plant shop, Vert Gardens, will host sales tomorrow and on October 22. [Greenpointers]

The price of an E. 12th Street townhouse owned by Kate Spade co-founder Pamela Bell dropped from $16 million to $12 million. [The Real Deal]

A critic from our city’s most illustrious paper reviewed the cuisine at The Chinese Club in Williamsburg. [NY Times]

This round-up of the 11 best doughnut destinations in NYC includes shops in Williamsburg and Greenpoint, as well as on the Lower East Side. [Gothamist]