(Photo: Suzanne Rozdeba)

(Photo: Suzanne Rozdeba)

Yesterday at 8 a.m. in Williamsburg, a dead man was found floating in the East River in front of the restaurant Giando on the Water, near Broadway and Kent Avenue. [DNA Info]

Shakespeare & Co. Booksellers will close its Greenwich Village location at the end of the month. [Gothamist]

Five tenants at 309 E.8th Street are suing their landlord, Steven Croman, hoping to halt construction-in-progress that they say is putting the rest of the building’s structural integrity at risk. [The Real Deal]

At Bowery’s The Hole gallery, year-old pajama pop-up shop Sleepy Jones will call it quits on August 28. []

Today is National Thrift Store Day, so more than 50 of the city’s secondhand stores are having sales. Or get in the spirit with Cure Thrift Shop‘s anniversary party/fundraiser tonight in the East Village. [The Skint]

Union Square’s subway station had its share of criminal activity in the last couple weeks: two men were arrested on separate days for placing recording gadgets under women’s skirts, and a third was arrested for touching a woman’s butt. Also, a 27-year-old woman was arrested for perjury after police say she lied about being mugged, and a busker was arrested for providing cops with allegedly forged identification. [Town & Village Blog]

Mid-demolition on 98-100 Avenue A—where landlord Ben Shaoul will build a six-story, 29-unit apartment building—remnants can be seen of a movie theater that closed 55 years ago. [EV Grieve]

Chef Damon Wise will also depart Lafayette restaurant in Noho by month’s end. [Eater NY]

Read a Q&A with Nick Curtin, former executive chef of Rosette on the Lower East Side, about why he left NYC. [Grub Street]

Jay-Z’s stylist, June Ambrose, will clean house with an end-of-season designer clothing sale tomorrow from 12 to 6 p.m. in the alley behind Noho’s Bond 07 by Selima. []

Both tomorrow and Sunday at 11:45 a.m., Nitehawk Cinema hosts, “Spoons, Toons & Booze Goes Back To School,” an adult-only cartoon-watching party with a free cereal bar and a menu of White Russian cocktails. [DNA Info]

See what you missed at Green Fitness Studio‘s Morning Gloryville sober rave in Williamsburg, which took place Wednesday at 6 a.m. [Bushwick Daily]

Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of Brooklyn Brewery chef Andrew Gerson’s monthly dinner parties at Humboldt & Jackson in Williamsburg. [Edible Brooklyn]

The Robin Williams tribute at Vinnie’s Pizzeria in Williamsburg features the best menu puns we’ve seen since this months-old homage to The Grand Budapest Hotel. [Grub Street]