Police are searching for a 21-year-old man who was swept away by an East River current after jumping from a Williamsburg pier early yesterday, following a night of drinking. [DNA Info]
The city instructed Olympic Restaurant, Jade Fountain Liquors, Express Shoe Repairs, and The Jewish Conservancy to vacate Delancey and Grand Streets by next week so that demolition can commence, making room for the future Essex Crossing development. [The Lo-Down]
Today the Upright Citizens Brigade kicks off its 16th annual Del Close Marathon—56 straight hours of improv at seven venues around the city, including UCBeast and Theatre 80 at St. Mark’s.
Take a look inside “Bushwick’s most controversial new building,” the apartment complex Colony 1209. [Bushwick Daily]
Women’s cycling apparel maker Velocio will have a three-day pop-up shop in Williamsburg called Peddling in Brooklyn. Cocktails will be poured tonight after 5:30 p.m., and tomorrow there will be coffee, pastries, and G & Ts. [Racked NY]
Cambodian sandwich chain Num Pang is moving across the street on E. 12th near Union Square. [Grub Street]
Ciao Bella food trucks will be giving out free gelato today from 1 to 8 p.m. Find out exact locations on Twitter.