Queer rights advocates at Bash Back will rally for tolerance Thursday evening in Freedom Triangle Park in response to the beating of two trans women outside a Bushwick liquor store earlier this month. [Gothamist]

The founders of local pizza mini-chain Emily now face a lawsuit from five investors who partnered in the Williamsburg outpost. [Grub Street]

On Bedford Avenue, Bliss Cafe will shutter next week. [Free Williamsburg]

Construction is underway at 1 Maspeth Avenue/378 Humboldt Street, a future four-story office complex. [Brownstoner]

Under the Manhattan Bridge, Coleman Playground recently benefitted from a paint job and an increase in skatepark offerings. [Bowery Boogie]

Discounted tickets start at $50 apiece for the Brooklyn Bowl-hosted Williamsburg Wine Bash, a fundraiser this Monday to help a former fire house evolve into the Firehouse North Brooklyn Community Center. [Greenpointers]

Model Austin Wyne will teach a Pride-themed SoulCycle class in Williamsburg Sunday following the parade. [Observer]

They Might Be Giants will take the stage at the Music Hall of Williamsburg on December 30 and 31; ticket sales begin Friday. [Brooklyn Vegan]