Alleging that a six-story, Second Avenue property he owns has been “commandeered” by a real estate investor/developer, landlord Raphael Toledano is seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. [Commercial Observer]

Today, Anthology Film Archives will present the latest version of its decades-delayed expansion plan to the Landmarks Preservation Commission. [NY Yimby]

French bar/eatery Brigitte will debut next month at 37 Canal Street, which was last occupied two years ago by Icelandic spot Skál. [Bowery Boogie]

For the yet-to-premiere second season of HBO’s Crashing, production designer Amy Williams recreated Rififi, the E. 11th Street underground venue that shuttered nine years go. [Brokelyn]

West Wine Bar will be the site of the Brooklyn Paranormal Society‘s next ghost hunt, taking place tomorrow evening. [Greenpointers]

The chef at forthcoming Union Square pizzeria Martina—opening this month—aims to cook 90 pies/hour. [Eater NY]

In late September, Williamsburg’s The Well Brooklyn will host Tipsy Taco Fest, a weekend-long noshing opportunity. Tickets range from $55 to $69. [Gothamist]

Read a short history of the family-run Pueblo Querido Café on Greenpoint Avenue. [Greenpointers]