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(Photo: Scott Lynch)

A 45-second video recorded last night at the corner of E.10th Street and Avenue D captured what some claim is another act of police brutality: a cop pinning down a man protesting in solidarity with Michael Brown. [NY Daily News]

Police are looking for 31-year-old Alphabet City woman Melissa Morales, who has been missing since July 7. Morales is five-foot-seven and 200 pounds, and was last seen wearing multi-colored pants near her apartment at 99 Avenue C, near 7th Street. [Town & Village Blog]

According to the attorney of Louis Segna—the 53-year-old Williamsburg man found guilty yesterday of placing more than 400 911 calls to report fake crimes such as a subway explosion—the impetus for his client’s calls was the “influx of hipsters in the area.” [NY Daily News]

Last week a man was arrested for allegedly stealing methadone from a sleeping man’s sock at a Kingland Avenue laudromat in Greenpoint, said police. When searched, the first man was also found to be in possession of heroin. [The Brooklyn Paper]

Police arrested two teens who said they stole a Toyota Highlander August 12 from McKibbin Street in Williamsburg. [The Brooklyn Paper]

Hester Street-born photographer Rebecca Lepkoff, whose black-and-white street photography was the subject of the book Life on the Lower East Side, died Sunday in Vermont at age 98. [EV Grieve]

Livestream, the Williamsburg video streaming service, is getting a ton of web traffic from the footage it’s broadcasting from Ferguson, MO. [NY Daily News]

The building at 95 Evergreen Avenue near both the Williamsburg/Bushwick border and the forthcoming development at the former Rhinegold Beer brewery is reportedly under contract for a $36 million purchase. [Crain’s NY]

Here’s a rendering of a six-story residential addition planned for the Greenpoint warehouse at 79 Quay Street. [NY YIMBY]

CC Cyclery & Company debuted at 530 E.13th Street in the East Village last week. [EV Grieve]

Yuji Ramen, the recently-shuttered Whole Foods Bowery noodle joint, will return as a Monday/Tuesday pop-up restaurant at Okonomi in Williamsburg. [Eater NY]

Notorious local landlords Ben Shaoul and Steve Croman were namechecked in an article about Chinatown gentrification. [NY Observer]

Williamsburg’s Maison Premiere will host a Labor Day fete with oysters and live music, and Saltie‘s Caroline Fidanza will cook up a curry-themed dinner next Thursday at Greenpoint’s Achilles Heel. [Eater NY]

The annual Charlie Parker Jazz Festival takes place this weekend in Tompkins Square Park, very close to the saoxphonist’s former home at 151 Avenue B. [Off the Grid]

Read a profile of the husband and wife who own Westside Market, the city grocery chain soon opening in sixth outpost at Third Avenue and 12th Street. [NY Times]

Brooklyn Baby, a new children’s book written by Lisa McKeon and illustrated by Violet Lemay, has forever preserved the Smorgasburg ritual in pen and ink. [DNA Info]