Tuesday, the former chef and co-owner at East Village vegan eatery Quintessence, Dan Holt, plead guilty to harassment in a January incident where he was photographed masturbating on an N train. [NY Post]

The manager of Serafina on the LES left the restaurant’s star-studded opening party Monday night to successfully reason with a suicidal woman he saw poised to jump from a nearby building. [Page Six]

Per the Landmarks Preservation Commission, Trash & Vaudville‘s former home, 4 St. Marks Place, will gain a floor and five additional apartments. [NY Yimby]

A new gallery, Fat Free Art, will debut next Friday on Allen Street. [Bowery Boogie]

On Second Avenue, the Marshall took possession of 100% Healthy Blend, a salad and juice bar that opened less than three months ago. [EV Grieve]

Katz’s Deli‘s outpost at DeKalb Market Hall in Brooklyn will open this spring. [Bowery Boogie]

American Southern fare (with Asian undertones) is being served at Post, which recently debuted at 42 Avenue B. [EV Grieve]

Next week at Word, Canadian heavy metal singer Sebastian Bach will discuss his new book18 and Life on Skid Row. Event tickets cost $27.99 and come with a copy. [Greenpointers]