An 18-year-old was fatally shot by cops 14 times after he allegedly robbed a Bushwick bodega with what turned out to be a pellet gun. [DNAinfo]

Business owners along the soon-to-be-screwed L train line say their needs are being ignored by the MTA. [DNAinfo]

A plan for the L shutdown will be released this spring. [DNAinfo]
That plan may involve more select bus service. [Streetsblog]

A man and woman have been stealing women’s wallets in East Village bars. [Town and Village]

East Village gift shop Love Shine is closing its doors. [EV Grieve]

A Japanese steakhouse that draws lines in Tokyo is opening its first US location in the East Village. [Eater]

A man with a net was seen swooping pigeons off of the streets of Greenpoint. [CBS Local]

The band Hinds is celebrating its new clothing line with a show at Space Ninety8. [Brooklyn Vegan]

An Italian design showroom is opening in East Williamsburg. [Bushwick Daily]

Danny Meyer has started work on his new East Village restaurant, Martina. [Eater]

Bushwick got a new hookah and dance spot, Elmekkah Lounge. [Bushwick Daily]