(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

Early Sunday morning while the police were en route, a 39-year-old would-be burglar died when he was held down by two adolescent boys and their father inside the Bushwick car service he was attempting to rob. [DNA Info]

One week ago, surveillance footage captured a thief pocketing two tablets from Speedy Romeo, the Clinton Street pizzeria. In August, a total of $4K was stolen over three days from the safe of the restaurant’s Clinton Hill outpost. [DNA Info]

Daddy’s, a 15-year-old Graham Avenue bar, will close to the public following its December 30th service. [Gothamist]

Prolific local concert promoter The Bowery Presents will unveil an 1,800-seat venue on Frost Street this April, Brooklyn Steel. [NY Times]

Plans are underway for a pair of towers at 260 South Street that will add an additional 1,350 apartments to the Lower East Side. [The Lo-Down]

Good Locksmith is reportedly moving one door down on Grand Street. [Bowery Boogie]

At Soft Swerve, an Allen Street dessert spot that opened Friday, menu items pay homage to some of the best known streets and intersections in Lower Manhattan. [Bowery Boogie]

Meanwhile, in the West Village, world renowned pastry chef and cronut™ inventor Domonique Ansel is now selling “The Bailey’s Bakeout Noodles”—AKA dessert ramen—at his eponymous bakery. [Hungry Forever]