A handgun-toting robber stole four iPhones recently from Kevin Wireless, a Myrtle Avenue storefront. [DNA Info]

Applications for 63 units of affordable housing are now being accepted on Bushwick’s DeSales Place at the site of a former convent, where studios will rent for as low as $519/month. [DNA Info]

Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced last week that in 2016, Brooklyn saw the lowest number of shootings in more than a decade. [DNA Info]

Read all about Williamsburg’s burgeoning boutique hotel business. [The Daily Beast]

Abstract painter Taro Ichihashi, who has been working from his Grand Street studio for 34 years, was the subject of a recent profile. [NY Times]

Meanwhile on Grand Street, The Pickle Guys will soon expand their offerings with a small fried pickle restaurant. [Eater NY]

Tomorrow, Vietnamese eatery Bunker will officially open at 99 Scott Avenue in Bushwick, having relocated from its former Ridgewood digs. [Eater NY] A few hours later, Little Choc Apothecary in Williamsburg will host a $50/person vegan tea party and cooking demonstration. [Edible Brooklyn]

Metropolitan Avenue coffee shop The End is now selling a very Instagrammable Unicorn Latte, a blue concoction made with cashews, ginger and maca root. Check out recipe here. [NY Times]

In a publicity stunt that’s had no takers thus far, Bushwick bar Boobie Trap is offering “one full booze bottle” to any gent willing to chop off his man bun on the premises. [Brokelyn]