Police say a 24-year-old woman was followed into her Williamsburg apartment building Monday morning by a man who flashed her and began masturbating in an elevator. [DNA Info]

This year, Bushwick has seen a 15 percent increase in grand larcenies (thefts of property worth $1K+). [DNA Info]

McCarren Hotel & Pool in Williamsburg was recently purchased by investors for $22 million. [The Real Deal]

Bushwick cockatil bar Honey’s will host a donation-based acupuncture clinic Sunday afternoon for “politically-induced stress.” [Brokelyn]

After seven years in business, Sigmund’s Pretzels shuttered its brick-and-mortar shop in Alphabet City. [EV Grieve]

On Thursday, West Coast chef Chris Kronner will serve his burgers and pizza at GG’s on E. 5th Street. [Eater NY]

More than 50 vendors will partake in Urban Spookfest, a free fall market at the Greenpoint Loft on Sunday afternoon. [Greenpointers]

The next edition of SantaCon will officially embark from Williamsburg on December 10. [DNA Info]

Watch the premiere episode of “Katy in the Bush,” a Louie-esque web series set in Bushwick. [Bushwick Daily]