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Embezzlement Accusations for EV “Honest Southern Food” Chefs; Dog Yoga in W-Burg

Per a guilty plea, 28-year-old Rafael Fuller of Bushwick will spend three months in jail for public masturbation. [DNA Info]

Alphabet City chef/owners Jeff McInnis and Janine Booth have been sued by their restaurant’s landlord for allegedly skimming $286K of Root & Bone money for personal expenses like apartment renovations. [NY Daily News]

The City Council passed 18 bills yesterday that will grant tenants legal protection from harassment and slumlords. [Bowery Boogie] More →

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Would-Be W-Burg Rapist Sentenced; Bushwick City Farm Evicted

Todd Deas, 31, was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment yesterday for attempting to rape a 27-year-old woman on the streets of Williamsburg last month. [DNA Info]

To make way for incoming development, Bushwick City Farm has been instructed to vacate their Stockton Street lot before August ends. [Bushwick Daily]

Following a rent increase, non-profit studio Hosh Yoga launched an $8500 GoFundMe campaign to remain in Greenpoint, it’s neighborhood of eight years. [Greenpointers] More →

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Anthology Film Archives Seeks Expansion Approval; Rififi Returns to the EV via HBO

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] More →

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Kendall Jenner Maybe Stiffs BK Bar; $18M LES ‘Development Opportunity’

Wednesday evening, police say this man stole a purse from Zablonski’s bar on N. 6th Street, then dropped $30 with one of the enclosed credit cards at a CVS. [DNA Info]

On Ludlow Street, a three-story commercial building and its nearby lot are being advertised as an $18 million “development opportunity.” [Bowery Boogie]

According to the Instagram account of Baby’s All Right in Williamsburg, model and recent visitor Kendall Jenner declined to leave a tip on her $24 tab. [Eater NY] More →

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Bushwick Man Will Be Sentenced for W-Burg Murder; Eastern Bloc’s Last Bow

On Wednesday, Bushwick resident Bryan Aponte, 22, was convicted of multiple charges, including the 2015 murder of a sheet metal worker in 2015. Aponte will be sentenced later this month to as many as 57 years imprisonment. [DNA Info]

Alphabet City gay bar Eastern Bloc will conclude its 12-year run with a closing party Sunday night at 9 p.m. [EV Grieve]

Ludlow Street designer clothing and accessories shop ODD will soon relocate to Grand Street in Williamsburg. [Bowery Boogie] More →

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Bloody Fight at a Bushwick Shelter; Drake Invests in MatchaBar

According to police, two men seeking shelter at Bushwick’s Eddie Harris Residential Facility were hospitalized Tuesday night after one bit off the other’s index finger, prompting a beating.
[Bushwick Daily]

A Bushwick woman who attempted to report a man she regularly sees masturbating in public said she was told by police that doing so would be “a waste of time.” [DNA Info]

Last night, a bar called Fine Time opened in the Central Avenue digs previously occupied by Central Station. [Bushwick Daily]

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LES Gets Living Gallery; Boss Tweed’s Saloon Closes Amid Controversy

The company that owns the garbage truck that recently killed cyclist Neftaly Ramirez in a hit-and-run, Action Carting, has reportedly been responsible for a dozen injuries and four additional pedestrian deaths since 2008. [DNA Info]

Boss Tweed’s Saloon, the Essex Street bar where in July an unconscious woman was locked overnight, was deemed to have 40 police violations and seized last week. [Bowery Boogie]

Bushwick’s The Living Gallery will celebrate the opening of its Lower East Side sibling with festivities next Sunday. [Bushwick Daily] More →

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Jared Kushner Takes La Nonna to Court; Unwelcome Opposum Customer in EV Deli

Williamsburg Italian eatery La Nonna Ristorante & Bar and its Trump-adjacent landlord, Kushner Companies, recently filed lawsuits against each other. [NY Daily News]

The Prince Street complex housing the local Louis Vuitton storefront seeks a buyer via shares in a Luxembourg holding company. Projected price tag: up to $80 million. [Crain’s NY]

Yesterday the NYPD Emergency Services Unit escorted an opossum from First Avenue’s Classic Gourmet Deli. Earlier, the animal wandered into neighboring Cosmos Laundrarama. [NY Daily News] More →

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Fatal Fall from Williamsburg Loft Bed; Resist with Non-Gendered Haircuts

A Driggs Avenue woman, 28, is believed to have died from a head injury after falling from her loft bed. [DNA Info]

Between Sunday and Wednesday this week, four violent robberies occurred on the Lower East Side, including a cab driver who was punched in the eye and relieved of $25. [DNA Info]

Compared to one year ago, the cost to rent a ground floor retail space has increased by an average of 42 percent Greenpoint, and decreased by an average of 18 percent in Williamsburg. [The Real Deal] More →