(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

Thursday afternoon, police say a 66-year-old man was found dead on a bench in front of St. Mark’s Church in the Bowery. [NY Daily News]

On Bedford Avenue, a sleeping man’s Rolex was stolen last month by the trio of men he invited over after meeting them in a neighborhood bar. [DNA Info]

Just months after the fate of the Elizabeth Street Garden finally seemed secure, City Councilwoman Margaret Chin is interested in building a housing development for senior citizens on the site. [DNA Info]

At 253 E. 7th Street, a developer got the official okay to begin construction on a six-story apartment building. [EV Grieve]

Meet the Williamsburg resident who pays $450/month to rent a 40-square-foot crawlspace. [NY Times]

From condos to a Target, read about the renaissance underway on Avenue A. [Curbed NY]

Model and Noho resident Gigi Hadid often frequents The Smile on Bond Street. [Refinery 29]

Here’s video evidence that Bill Murray did in fact bartend in Greenpoint over the weekend. [Gothamist]

Yesterday, Bushwick City Farm hosted an event called Chicken Sh*t Bingo, which is exactly what it sounds like. [Greenpointers]