Greenpoint Saved From Starbucks by a Mediterranean Bistro

Boerum Hill: Reports that owners of WXOU Radio and WCOU Radio (the Tile bars) and the Magician are taking over the Brooklyn Inn and will lose the pool table. [Eater]
Carroll Gardens: Cash-only Quench perturbed some residents who claim the spot prefers men with shaved arms to their "kind of [atm-needing] people." [Brooklyn Record]
Chelsea: Former model Eric Milon, now behind Miami's Opium Group, overheard discussing the former Crobar space. [Down by the Hipster]
Financial District: From a tipster: "FYI, Amarok, (or Marok Bar ) was closed by the health inspectors. I was there last night and there were yellow signs posted around the entire bar." [Grub Street]
Forest Hills: Latina Cabana Express now open, but will it become a neighborhood favorite, or be doomed by skimping on ingredients or being mean to its customers? [Forest Hills 72]
Greenpoint: Former Monsignor space on Lorimer seems to have avoided the corporate devil by becoming a Mediterranean bistro, not Starbucks. One prediction: Olive Garden. [A Test of Will]
Prospect Heights: A section of the former Ward Bread Bakery Complex, which will be demolished for the Atlantic Yards project, collapses before its time. [WABC]