Hipster boutique Odin has shuttered its East Village. [EV Grieve]

East Village are opposed to a plan to lower the fences at Tompkins Square Park playground. [DNAinfo]

Sandy-damaged NYCHA developments will have to wait years loger for repairs. [DNAinfo]

Popular LES pizza joint Speedy Romeo has doubled its size. [Eater]

Bushwick has a new vintage destination, Mes Que Vintage. [Bushwick Daily]

Thurston Moore has released a new single and will play Music Hall of Williamsburg. [Brooklyn Vegan]

Bill de Blasio’s streetcar plan isn’t the best way to serve needy New Yorkers, according to a panel of transit experts. [Brooklyn Paper]

The owner of Williamsburg kids shop Area Kids is accused of shoplifting at Whole Foods. [DNAinfo]

Signs identifying a local serial groper have caused a stir in Greenpoint. [DNAinfo]