(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

Two Williamsburg residents were tricked into giving more than $13K in cash and gift cards to phone scammers last month. [DNA Info]

At 300 Nassau Avenue, rent-stablized tenants forced from their homes in late 2013 by the building’s “unlivable” conditions were able to return recently following building improvements. Their landlords,  Joel and Amrom Israel, face criminal charges for fraud, grand larceny and unlawful eviction. [DNA Info]

Trader Joe’s will debut a Lower East Side outpost at 145 Clinton Street in 2018. [Crain’s NY]

A rendering has been released of the forthcoming six-story building at 253 E. 7th Street. [NY Yimby]

The decade-old Greenpoint brand Champion Coffee will open a new flagship next Thursday on Manhattan Avenue. [Eater NY]

In Bushwick, the owner of Norbert’s Pizza will host a party Friday with free pizza and $1 beers to celebrate his new spot, Rebecca’s. [Bushwick Daily]