In the News: Thief Bites Security Guard

••• A security guard at the Lot-Less store on Chambers was punched and bitten while trying to stop a thief (one among several thefts in the Tribeca Trib police blotter).

••• The New York Times loved the Yiddish production of Fiddler on the Roof at the Museum of Jewish Heritage.

••• Included in the New York Post‘s day-one review of Manhatta: “the $78 three-course prix-fixe dinner was reduced to an impossible $39, a ‘soft opening’ price that will likely be offered all week. Call first to be sure.”

••• More nostalgia for the Mudd Club, which was on White Street, on the occasion of a new musical, This Ain’t No Disco. —New York Times

••• “The upcoming season of the Flea Theater is not for the faint of heart: productions will tackle police brutality, gun violence, infanticide and slavery, and the often squirm-inducing filmmaker Todd Solondz will make his playwriting and stage directing debut.” —New York Times

••• “Manhattan Assemblywoman Deborah Glick said she was blindsided by a secret plan hatched by the Working Families Party to have Cynthia Nixon run against her on its line if the actress loses to Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the Sept. 13 Democratic primary.” —New York Post

••• A big profile of King restaurant. —New York Times