The Department of Transportation debuted a new pedestrian plaza Friday in front of Bushwick’s Myrtle-Wyckoff subway entrance. [Curbed NY]

A Parks Department plan to lower the fences around Tompkins Square Park from seven feet to four feet high is being met with resistance from safety-conscious locals. [DNA Info]

Renderings were released of 13 Greenpoint Avenue‘s forthcoming 11-story, mixed-use building. [NY Yimby]

This month a Korean and Japanese restaurant with East Village ties, Sandobe, will bring food and karaoke to 918 Broadway. [Bushwick Daily]

In Williamsburg, Pies ‘n’ Thighs co-owner Sarah Sanneh says her restaurant has seen an uptick in business since Guy Fieri dropped by for an episode of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. [Thrillist]

Model Candice Swanepoel, who walked in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show last week, seeks a $6,200/month tenant for her E. 11th Street penthouse apartment. [NY Post]

Beginning tonight, Troutman Street dive bar The Johnsons will celebrate emo music with a monthly party called “Taking Back Monday,” where beers cost $2 each. [Bushwick Daily]

Littlefield will host the sixth annual No Office Christmas Party this Friday, where tickets range from $5 to $8 and a portion of each sale benefits causes threatened by the president-elect. [Greenpointers]