Candido Jerez attacked the man near the Port Authority Bus Terminal, the PAPD said.
Officials said the apartment at 2700 Grand Concourse lacked a working smoke alarm.
A man was hurt after being hit for refusing to give up a cigarette, police said.
The Manhattan tobacconist has opened their first Brooklyn location on the Red Hook waterfront.
Although some bodega owners were unaware of the festival they saw an unprecedented sales jump.
The fire started while the man was smoking a cigarette at 4917 6th Ave.
Nelly Bermudez, 78, died in her bed Saturday night in the Taylor-Wythe Houses in Williamsburg.
Investigators believe Wendy Walston, 46, set the fire that killed Thomas Galvin on Sept. 12.
A cigarette sparked the fire inside of 316 W. 95th St., the FDNY said.
The Macy's fire, which forced the evacuation of hundreds of shoppers, started with a tossed cigarette.
The fire that engulfed the roof of a Broadway building Monday was sparked by an errant cigarette, the FDNY said.
The mayor may push to expand the smoking ban in an effort to improve public health and curb littering.
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