(Photo: Scott Lynch)

Police recovered the body of 21-year-old Stephen L. Middleton—who went for a swim off a Williamsburg pier just before 6 a.m. on Thursday—from Newtown Creek in Greenpoint on Monday evening. [DNA Info]

In a closet at 124 E. Houston Street—where Bob Dylan recorded from 1969 to 1972—two boxes of acetate discs were found featuring never-before-heard cuts from Dylan albums Nashville Skyline, Self Portrait and New Morning. [Brooklyn Vegan]

Two women, ages 18 and 20, were arrested for assault after allegedly punching a 79-year-old man on the corner of Taylor Street and Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg late Saturday night. [The Brooklyn Paper]
Take a look at the $50 million penthouse at 66 E. 11th Street, formerly an East Village dress factory. [Curbed NY]

Compared with numbers from a year ago, there have been six times as many arrests of subway acrobats in 2014 (with 240 so far). [AP]

The state’s court of appeals reduced the conviction against Jose Maldonado, a man who ran a red light while driving a stolen van in Greenpoint in 2009, killing a woman. The charge of “depraved indifference murder” (aka second-degree murder) was changed to second-degree manslaughter because Maldonado allegedly tried to avoid the ultimately fatal collision. [The Village Voice]

Half the tenants at 53 Broadway in Williamsburg—a seven-story, 75-unit apartment building where rent runs $4,000/month—are reportedly participating in a rent strike due to inflated electric bills and lack of promised services, like a 24/7 doorman and parking attendant. [Brownstoner]

Nate Ruess, the lead singer of fun., bought a two-bedroom co-op at 710 Broadway in Noho for $2.55 million. [NY Daily News]

East Village bar Golden Cadillac, which opened in November on the corner of 1st Street and 1st Avenue, will close after Thursday night’s service. The current owners are planning a new venture for the site. [Zagat]

Nitehawk Cinema will sponsor three movie screenings (with live music) this summer at 50 Kent:  O Brother, Where Art Thou? and The Birdhive Boys (July 20), From Russia With Love and Morricone Youth (July 27) and Three Amigos and a mariachi band (August 3). [Brokelyn]

At a party tonight from 6 to 10 p.m. at Wallplay‘s LES gallery, there will be $13 t-shirts—a collaboration between street artist Ewokone and Vision Street Wear—plus an open bar. And today and next Wednesday, the SunsTruck will be selling shades in Williamsburg (on Wythe Ave between N. 7th and N. 11th Streets) from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. [Racked NY]

Leslie Feinberg and Brooke Siem, co-owners of Prohibition Bakery on the Lower East Side, talk about making cupcakes for the 21-and-up crowd. [The Village Voice]

Szeki Chan of the clothing boutique 7115 Szeki (Lower East Side, Williamsburg) picks out some pieces to wear when it’s humid as hell. [Racked NY]

Orange Is The New Black‘s filming locations in Williamsburg have included The Bagel Store, the now-shuttered music venue Zebulon, and the waterfront on N.5th Street. [Paper]

Speaking of bagels, this chart depicts local bagel prices from Black Seed to Dunkin’ Donuts. [Serious Eats]

Black Crescent will host a $50/person July 4th crab boil on the Lower East Side, starting at 2:30 p.m.. And $10 tickets are on sale for July 15th’s Finger on the Pulse’s BBQ Blowout at Good Company in Williamsburg, featuring food from Pig & Khao, gelato from Ciao Bella, and beer from Brooklyn Brewery. [Eater NY]

Read what to expect from Kulinarya, Williamsburg’s twice-monthly Filipino dinner party net scheduled for Saturday night. [Edible Brooklyn]

On the Lower East Side, Cheeky Sandwiches aims to reopen in two weeks; the health department shut it down in mid-June. [Bowery Boogie]

According to this list, of the city’s 10 must-try seasonal ice cream flavors of the summer, two can be found in the East Village (at Sundaes & Cones), and three are on the Lower East Side (at , La Newyorkina, Il Laboratorio del Gelato). [Edible Manhattan]

Check out photos from last weekend’s Williamsburg meet-up of the monthly Salvage Supperclub, in which 18 diners paid $50 each to eat food slated for the trash while sitting around a dining table in a dumpster. All proceeds went to CulinaryCorps, a non-profit volunteer service for food professionals. [Pixable]