(Photo: Scott Lynch)

Lower East Side landlord Samy Mahfar, who this spring paid $11 million to acquire 102 Norfolk Street, is allegedly trying to rid the building of its rent-stabilized tenants. [Bowery Boogie]

And Jared Kushner’s tenants say they’re also being driven out of the building at 170-174 E. 2nd Street, which Kusher and his partners purchased last year for $17 million. [DNA Info]

Renderings have been released of the improved Kosciuszko Bridge, a $770 million undertaking that will stretch across Newtown Creek from Brooklyn to Queens. The Department of Tranportation has called the current bridge structurally unsound, and it is slated for demolition in 2017. [DNA Info]

And here’s a rendering of the 80K-square-foot, 118-unit rental building coming to Williamsburg’s Franklin Street. [The Real Deal]

Snack Dragon will shutter its E.3rd Street location on July 31 following a rent increase from landlord Steve Croman. Even though the Lower East Side building that’s home to Snack Dragon’s other taco stand is on the market, the owner says she does not have plans to close that outpost. [Bowery Boogie]

The Committee to Save Cooper Union surpassed its $150K fundraising goal to pay legal fees, and tacked another two weeks onto its Indiegogo campaign. [Art F City]

Tomorrow is the Bushwick Pride March & BBQ. One organizer discusses how gentrification is creating a chasm in the neighborhood’s LGBTQ community. [Brooklyn Based]

On Wednesday (the day Dov Charney was spotted at American Apparel’s Lower East Side location, seemingly contradicting the fine print of his termination) the former CEO agreed to continue on at American Apparel as a “strategic consultant” while a third party investigates his alleged misconduct. [Bloomberg Businessweek]

Five teen subway dancers who were allegedly breakdancing on the platform of the J train at the Hewes Street station in Williamsburg were arrested yesterday afternoon and charged with reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct. [Gothamist]

Plans have been submitted for The School at Fillmore Place, a three-story preschool on Williamsburg’s sole LPC-designated historic block. [Curbed NY]

Keith McNally’s newly-opened Cherchi Midi (née Pulino’s) and Nick Morgenstern’s forthcoming GG’s (née Goat Town)—both in the East Village—are among the case studies in this article about restaurant do-overs. [Grub Street]

Tonight Space Ninety 8 will host a party for artist Alex Proba’s pop-up, A Poster A Day. [Racked NY]

Shaved ice pop-up Wooly’s will be selling frozen treats at Lower East Side Vietnamese restaurant An Choi every Wednesday and Saturday this summer. [Eater NY]

Tonight at The 1896 in Bushwick, ride-share start-up Lyft—where the cars are emblazoned with pink mustaches—will celebrate its new presence in Brooklyn and Queens, even though the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission doesn’t approve. [Crain’s NY]

Midtown East Mediterranean restaurant Ethos Meze opened a second location on Avenue A. [EV Grieve]

Neighboring mixed-use buildings on Graham Avenue in Williamsburg are on the market for $5 million. [Buzz Buzz Home]

At Strand on July 24, photographer Meryl Meisler will be signing copies of her book A Tale of Two Cities: Disco-Era Bushwick. [Curbed NY]

In Williamsburg, the seven top-tier rentals at 250N10 are available for around $4,300/month to $6,800/month. [Buzz Buzz Home]

A woman photographed retrieving the glasses she dropped onto the subway tracks of the Metropolitan Avenue/Lorimer G stop probably isn’t familiar with Liza Dye‘s ordeal. [Free Williamsburg]