Dream Downtown

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A 15-year-old autistic boy went missing Saturday afternoon after visiting his sister’s middle school on Bushwick Avenue. Darrey Crosby is six-foot-one and 135 pounds; he was last seen wearing a burgundy shirt, black Nike pants and orange sneakers. [NY Daily News]

In the pre-dawn hours of Saturday morning, a man was slashed in the face outside the Manhattan Express Deli Grocery on the corner of 7th Street and Avenue D. The subject fled the scene and the victim was treated at Bellevue Hospital. [NY Post]

Lobster Joint on Houston, which suffered thousands of dollars in damage after a water main break on May 22, may reopen today. [Gothamist]

It remains to be seen whether the city’s ferry to India Street in Greenpoint will be operational during the five-week G train shutdown during July and August. [Greenpointers]

106 N. 6th Street in Williamsburg—the future home of a 2,500 square-foot Swiss lifestyle brand and watch store called What—broke a real estate record for that block, renting at approximately $150 per square-foot. [Crain’s NY]

Tailor Gino DiGirolamo, who in April closed his East Village alterations shop after 50 years in business, has found a tentative new home at 434 E. 11th Street. [EV Grieve]

Beginning Thursday, these six spots in Greenpoint will broadcast the World Cup games. [Greenpointers]

Homie’s Wonderland, a clothing store selling streetwear, opened on the Lower East Side. [Bowery Boogie]

This fall, chefs Nick Kim and Jimmy Lau will open Shuko, a new East Village restaurant in the former home of Mexicana Mama Centro. [Eater]

Columbia University completed a study on residential and retail trends that have taken place in Manhattan’s Community Board 3 (East Village, Lower East Side) during the past several years. [Gothamist]

Here’s an interview with Malcolm “Godfather of Ice Cream” Stogo, who will open the dairy-free frozen treat shop DF Mavens later this summer in the East Village. [NY Observer]

“THINK BIG”—a sculpture of a 12-foot-tall man by Jim Rennert—debuted in Union Square, where it will be on display through October. [Broadway World]

Starting tomorrow, Bar Primi on Bowery will be open for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. [Eater]

Katie Holmes and Lena Dunham dined together at Osteria Morini on Lafayette Street last week, sparking rumors that the ex-Mrs. Tom Cruise might make a cameo on Girls. [Refinery 29]