The Day | Michael White To Open Second Avenue Pizzeria

Woman Injured in Hit and Run Accident Outside Astor Place KmartAlec Tabak

Good morning, East Village.

Alec Tabak took the above photo Tuesday night of an incident near Astor Place. His report, via The Local’s Flickr pool: “Victim was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital by ambulance. What kind of moving thing hit the woman unkown to me.” We’ll let you know if we find out more.

The Daily News posts a recording of a 911 call reporting the altercation between Lana Rosas and Oscar Fuller. According to the Post, the jury is still deadlocked and will return for a fourth day of deliberation on Monday.

The Times discovers that Michael White, the acclaimed restaurateur behind high-end midtown seafood destination Marea as well as the more casual Osteria Morini in Soho, will open a pizzeria, Nicoletta, in the spring at 160 Second Avenue (Tenth Street). He acknowledges that “there are already 66” pizzerias in the neighborhood, but his pie will be “different, crisper.”

The Wall Street Journal casts an eye on Salon Hecho, the new performance space and music venue next to Hecho en Dumbo.

EV Grieve notes that 86 East Fourth Street, where residents say their leases are not being renewed, has been taken over by the Shalom Tenants Alliance. A former tenant tells the blog that they were told just two days before their lease expired that they would not be welcome back.

Maggie Hoffman, an editor at Serious Eats, reveals her favorite East Village spots on the site. Among other things, she likes Terroir’s happy hour: “It only lasts an hour, from 5 to 6 p.m., but the selection of $6 glasses is quite impressive, and you can try a glass of sherry for free.”