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Naked Yoga in Bushwick; A High Line in Williamsburg?

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

A thief punched a Williamsburg liquor store employee in the face last Monday evening. [Brooklyn Paper]

If a recently revived plan gains traction, Williamsburg neighborhoods separated by the BQE may be reconnected with an above-ground park. [Gothamist]

East Village restauranteurs have joined forces in the Eastville Restaurant Collective, an group which shares information and support for surviving in the food business. [Eater NY]

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It’s State Primary Day; Bedford Cheese Shop’s New Home

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

Six people were injured yesterday morning (two of them critically) when an SUV hit both a car and a tractor trailer on Evergreen Avenue in Bushwick. [DNA Info]

On Debevoise Avenue in Williamsburg last month, a man shot a 24-year-old male in the thigh and buttocks. Police released surveillance footage of the alleged perpetrator. [DNA Info]

Here are the candidates in today’s state primary election. [Patch] More →

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Chinatown Group Rallies Against Development; Preview Domino Factory’s Office Space

Protestors from the Chinatown Working Group assembled Wednesday at City Hall to call for Mayor de Blasio’s resignation over his failure to save enclaves of low-income housing in Chinatown and on the Lower East Side. [DNA Info]

Wyckoff Avenue coffee shop Fair Weather Bushwick recently shuttered after a three year run. [Bushwick Daily]

Preview The Refinery, a forthcoming office space coming to the former Domino Sugar Factory site in 2018. [Curbed NY] More →

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EV Art Store Closing After 111 Years; Sunshine Cinema Expands Uptown

After eleven decades in business, New York Central Art Supply on 3rd Avenue will shutter later this summer. [Vanishing NY] A real estate investment firm purchased two buildings at 192-194 First Avenue for a combined $13 million. [The Real Deal] Houston Street’s Landmark Sunshine Cinema will  get a sibling this spring on W. 57th Street. [The Real Deal] This weekend at SIGNAL gallery, the Bushwick Art Book and Zine Fair returns to the neighborhood for its fourth year. [Hyperallergic] More →

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Violence on the Q Train; Serial W-Burg Apartment Thief

A 24-year-old woman first confronted with homophobic slurs then sustained a concussion and a broken eye socket after being assaulted by a man on the Q train near DeKalb Avenue late last month. The assailant, 27, was arrested on multiple charges but released without bail. [NY Daily News]

In May, the man in this surveillance video allegedly stole a bicycle, backpacks and other belongings from a pair of Williamsburg apartment buildings. [DNA Info]

Paperwork has been submitted to construct a pair of eight-unit apartment buildings on Decatur Street in Bushwick. [Yimby] More →

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Elizabeth Street Garden Under Threat; Work Stopped at Ace Hotel Bowery

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A 42-year-old man is in critical condition after being assaulted outside Bushwick’s La Fogata restaurant yesterday morning around 4 a.m. Police are looking for the suspect and released video footage to the public. [Gothamist]

The rising Ace Hotel on Bowery received two stop-work orders for failing to convince the Department of Buildings of its structural stability. [Bowery Boogie]

Developers hope to replace the Elizabeth Street Community Garden in Nolita with up to 75 units of affordable housing. [DNA Info]

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Naked Trump Statue in Union Square; New Food Fest/Fundraiser Taste of EV

(Photo: Nicole Disser)

(Photo: Nicole Disser)

For two hours yesterday, a statue of naked Donald Trump stood in Union Square. The anarchist collective INDECLINE commissioned, “The Emperor Has No Balls,” which included this work plus similar statues in San Francisco, Cleveland, LA and Seattle. [Washington Post]

Developer Aby Rosen erected a “Vote Your Conscience” billboard at his 337 Lafayette Street property. [The Real Deal]

The Heyward, a Wythe Avenue restaurant that replaced Zebulon in 2014, recently shuttered. [Eater NY]

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Bushwick Arts Festival Didn’t Exactly Do Open Studios Like a BOS

Work by Masha Simonova (Photo: Nicole Disser)

Work by Masha Simonova (Photo: Nicole Disser)

For Luis Martin, the curator of a small gallery project inside East Williamsburg’s Brooklyn Brush Studios called Paranthesis Art Space, this last weekend was the culmination of a yearlong effort, but also an exercise in keeping chill and carrying on. Just a few months before he was set to open Parallel Lives– a double-venue show featuring seven artists who traveled here from Chicago and five who traveled there from New York– it was announced that Bushwick Open Studios was canceling its regular June festivities, and moving its artist-focused event to a later date in October. “When Arts in Bushwick decided not to do the summer event, there was no centrality, no direction,” he said. Like many other artists in the area, Martin said he’d been “counting on the Bushwick Open Studios crowd.”

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