The man who attacked a set of college-age brothers with brass knuckles and a knife this February on Hester Street will serve community service, per a plea deal. [Gothamist]

Fifty-year-old Midwood pizza institution Di Fara will sell its slices in Williamsburg beginning this September, when it opens a stand at the forthcoming North 3rd Street Market. [Eater NY]

Local coffee chain The Bean will debut its fourth East Village outpost in the Third Avenue storefront that St. Mark’s Bookshop occupied for 21 years. [EV Grieve]

Lower East Side-founded Blue Man Group was nabbed up by Cirque de Soleil for a reported “tens of millions” of dollars. [NY Times]

A developer aims to sell the eight-story, mixed-use building at 135 Bowery for $25 million. The site was purchased for $16 million in 2015. [Bowery Boogie]

Atop 72 1st Street, the four-bedroom penthouse cottage is on the market for $3.5 million. [Curbed NY]

Bushwick, the Lower East Side and the East Village are among the neighborhoods that will be targeted in Mayor de Blasio’s $32 million anti-rat initiative, announced yesterday. [ABC 7 NY]

House of Yes leads this new six-spot ranking of Bushwick’s best bars. [Grub Street]