A Bushwick police officer told B+B that a man was stabbed on Broadway at 11:15 p.m. Monday. He was taken to Kings County Hospital and is expected to survive. No arrest has been made.
The man sexually assaulted her but fled after a struggle, according to a request for media attention. Police didn’t say how, exactly, he got into his victim’s apartment.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his 20s, 5’4″, 160 lbs. He’s wanted for attempted rape.
It’s always been hard to snag a seat at the chef’s counter at Robataya NY, one of Timeout‘s best restaurants of 2011, but now you can forget about it: last Thursday, the Little Tokyo restaurant closed for renovations that could take between two to four weeks.
W. Kamau Bell, the political comedian whose show, Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, ran on FXX, is back in the standup circuit. Tonight, his Oh, Everything! tour, comes to The Bell House in Brooklyn. We caught up with him to talk about everything from his act, to being mentored by Chris Rock, to his recent controversial appearance on Real Time with Bill Maher.
The organizers of the first annual Lower East Side History Month have announced next month’s lineup, featuring over 80 events organized by over 60 cultural and community groups based in the LES, East Village, Chinatown and Little Italy. The month-long celebration of downtown lore kicks off May 3, when various sites will have been chalked up with neighborhood trivia and poetry (passersby will be encouraged to add their own) and continues May 4 with a picnic at Pier 42, featuring salsa dancing and gypsy swing. An LES Heroes award — which is exactly what it sounds like — will also be announced. Here, courtesy of Fourth Arts Block, is the lineup, starting with the Real Estate Show events we told you about earlier.
This advertisement for the Cellphone Doctor has been roving around the East Village since the shop opened on Avenue C late last year, but the fine weather has brought it out in full force. We’ve seen this guy pedaling down Second Avenue, at a snail’s pace, twice in the past couple of days — to the consternation of bikers.
Longtime Brooklyn Flea vendor Wreckords by Monkey — which makes jewelry, iPhone cases and clocks from vinyl — will host an opening party Saturday for its Boerum Street brick-and-mortar store, The Crate. [Brooklyn Vegan]
Beginning Friday, the Greenpoint bookstore Word will have a week-long pop-up shop in the Wythe Hotel with 150 food-and-drink themed titles, a tie-in to this month’s upcoming Food Book Fair in Williamsburg. [Racked NY]
A massive center for expositions will open in Greenpoint this October as part of the Greenpoint Terminal Market, an industrial complex that is still reinventing itself after a mysterious ten-alarm fire engulfed several buildings in 2006.