An 85-year-old man was struck and killed yesterday near 584 Grand Street by a driver in a white truck who fled the scene. [Gothamist]

Seven families are homeless following a fire yesterday afternoon on Bushwick’s Evergreen Avenue, where two of the 150 responding firefighters sustained minor injuries. [NY1]

According to police, 38-year-old Henry Pacheco is a person of interest in last week’s strangulation death of an Alphabet City woman, 27. [ABC 7 NY]

A four-story, mixed-use building on Avenue B is now on the market for $4.75 million. [EV Grieve]

Construction on Bowery’s forthcoming 20-story, modular CitizenM Hotel is expected to wrap by March. [Wall Street Journal]



Make Sandwich (brought to you by the minds behind grilled cheese mini-chain Melt Shop) began serving customers yesterday near Union Square. [Eater NY] Preview the menu offerings here. [Grub Street]

Tour the rent-stabilized East Village apartment of Upworthy managing editor Alexis Tirado. [Curbed NY]