A 27-year-old woman was recused from a would-be rapist by two karate instructors Tuesday night near McKibbon and White Streets. [CBS NY]

Yesterday afternoon, a male cyclist was struck by an MTA bus near the Williamsburg corner of Broadway and Marcy Avenue. He arrived at Bellevue Hospital in serious condition. [DNA Info]

In the past month, two dummies have been found suspending from trees in Williamsburg, and residents don’t know whether its festive or racist. [DNA Info]

Hundreds queued up yesterday to try Japanese ramen import Ichiran on its opening day in Williamsburg. [Eater NY]

Former Berg’n pop-up Samesa will go brick-and-mortar on Lorimer Street starting Monday, bringing its Middle Eastern fare to the masses. [Eater NY]

In addition to the Flatiron District’s new women-only co-working space, The Wing, Williamsburg now boasts New Women Space, a haven for fostering female community. [Greenpointers]

30 Rock and Saturday Night Live alum Tracy Morgan will star in a new TBS show as a man who returns to his “newly gentrified Brooklyn neighborhood” after a prison stint. [NY Times]

Manhattan Avenue bar and music spot Saint Vitus will host a free Halloween-themed flea market on Sunday afternoon. [Greenpointers]