(Photo: Nicole Disser)

(Photo: Nicole Disser)

On Mott Street, L’asso Pizza has shuttered after more than a decade in business. [Bowery Boogie]

Former Alphabet City cocktail bar Elsa, which closed in 2014, will reopen soon in Cobble Hill. [DNA Info]

Rivington Street beer garden Loreley recently unveiled a West Coast counterpart. [LA Weekly]

Pete Wells awarded one star to Zadie’s Oyster Room on E. 12th Street. [NY Times]

At Il Buco Alimentari e Vineria on Great Jones Street, the kitchen is now helmed by chef Garrison Price. [Eater NY]

The pastry chef at Semila, Pam Yung, announced her departure from the Havemeyer Street restaurant. [Grub Street]

In the East Village, the Church of the Most Holy Redeemer is soliciting suggestions for a new name. [EV Grieve]

Learn how the three founders of The Troll Hole came up with the idea of their six-month-old feminist sex shop (located inside Bushwick’s Mermaid Laundromat).  [Brokelyn]

Read the New York-centric story of Margaret Sanger, who founded Planned Parenthood in Brooklyn 100 years ago this Sunday. [Off the Grid]