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Good morning, East Village.

Imre Meszesan, who was arrested last November after he followed a woman into her apartment and attempted to lift up her skirt has been sentenced to five years in jail. [NY Post]

Erik Foss, owner of Lit, tells The Local that on Dec. 8 the bar will be throwing its first Art Basel party in Miami, with Paul Sevigny, Paul Sevigny, Brian Degraw, Carlo McCormick and others as hosts.

“Taavo Somer and Kent Kilroe of the Freemans empire plan to take over 8 Rivington Street, the former home of The National. Based on diagrams submitted to the board, it looks like they want to expand Freemans Sporting Club (their upscale men’s clothing store) into the ground-floor space and add a bar with small plates and appetizers on the lower level.” [The Lo-Down]

“Scott Edwards, formerly of the Beagle and currently at Governor, will lead the two restaurants in a cocktail pairing dinner on Monday, December 17. Half the net proceeds will go toward helping Governor in its ongoing, post-Sandy rebuilding efforts.” [Grub Street]

The Hairy Monk has closed in Murray Hill, but you can still cheer the Red Sox on at Professor Thom’s. [Gothamist]

Want to live in a modernist apartment on Stuyvesant Street, in a building that was “built in 1861 by one of New York’s most famous architects, James Renwick, Jr.”? It’ll cost you just $15,000 a month. [Corcoran]