Watch a Con Ed worker rescue a man from the L train tracks at the Third Avenue station this past Saturday night. [NY Post]

According to the family of Rame Pierluisse—the 13-year-old Bushwick boy who perished following a rooftop fall on March 24—the NYPD has reneged its promise to share a video capturing some of his final moments. [DNA Info]

Following the election, Local Faith Communities of the East Village began hosting interfaith playdates for a few dozen neighborhood kids.
[DNA Info]

This weekend only, the Ludlow Street Sweet Chick location will reinvent itself as Powamekka Cafe, a restaurant concept Tupac Shakur mentioned in his notes prior to his 1996 murder. [Eater NY]

For the next six weeks, Porchetta—Sara Jenkins’s shuttered E. 7th Street eatery—will be revived as a pop-up inside the chef’s nearby Porsena Extra Bar.
[Grub Street]

Delancey Street’s Payless ShoeSource outpost went out of business last week, ending a six-year run. [Bowery Boogie]

Writer Sophie Saint Thomas published an essay about the aftermath of being raped in the East Village in 2010. [Refinery 29]

Meet Justin Waldinger, the proprietor of Bushwick-based Tap and Dye, a leather goods company specializing in camera straps. [Bushwick Daily]