Members of the Williamsburg Montessori School community are advocating for a crossing guard, speed bump and school zone signs on Kent Avenue, where a 21-year-old man died in December after he was pulled under the wheels of a tractor-trailer. [DNA Info]

In Williamsburg’s Hasidic enclave last Tuesday, police say two Yiddish-speaking men in a van attempted to entice a 12-year-old boy and then a 10-year-old girl with a lollipop. [Patch]

On E. 2nd Street, Houston Street Beer Distributors recently encountered the wrecking ball, making way for a seven-unit residential building. [EV Grieve]

Staten Island thin crust pizzeria Joe & Pat’s will open its second outpost at 168 First Avenue, replacing Lanza’s Restaurant. [Eater NY]

Preview the fare at The Drift, a new Meeker Avenue comfort food and cocktail spot from veterans of The Commodore in Williamsburg and El Cortez in Bushwick. [Grub Street]

While Turntable Lab prepares to upgrade next month to its new E. 10th Street address, its current home on E. 7th Street is on the market for $7,500/month. [EV Grieve]

New Territories, a dessert destination specializing in “bubble” egg-waffle cones and sprinkle-strewn milkshakes, debuted Sunday on Orchard Street. [Gothamist]

On February 6th, Full Circle Bar on Grand Street will commence with another season of their skee-ball league, Brewskee-Ball. [Brooklyn Paper]