An East Village fixture, the Mosaic Man’s dog Jesse Jane, has died at 17. [The Villager]

If you saw a disco ball chained to a park bench in Williamsburg, it was all a Katy Perry promo stunt. [Jezebel]

Greenpoint’s tallest building, a 40-story development called The Greenpoint, has topped out at 400 feet. [Curbed]

The developers of three Lower East Side towers are rejecting calls for more community engagement before they start building. [DNAinfo]

A Greenpoint laundromat charges double for Trump-branded items. [Brokelyn]

Two Lower East Side galleries have merged during a period of flux in the neighborhood. [Artsy]

A man was beaten for his cell phone in Bushwick. [Gothamist]

Here’s video of a guy in night-vision goggles raiding the coin machine of a Williamsburg apartment building’s laundry room. [Brooklyn Paper]

You can now sign up for desks at Market Hotel’s daytime coworking space. [Brokelyn]

The sale price of an East Village synagogue conversion has been slashed. [Cityrealty]

A visit to the soon-to-be-demolished building on East 1st Street which once housed a venue where Nick Zedd and Karen Finley were regulars. [Bowery Boogie]

Check out some of the East Village shooting locations for Taxi Driver, released 41 years ago. [Off the Grid]