(Photo: Scott Lynch)

France’s Yonathan Souid, 23, was arrested yesterday on various charges after scaling the Brooklyn Bridge for a photo op. [Gothamist]

Five floors of Bowery’s East West Bank building are being auctioned, with bids starting at $5.5 million. [Bowery Boogie]

Siempre Verde Community Garden supporters hope Community Board 3’s Thursday night meeting might help derail plans to clear the site for incoming developers. [Curbed NY]

Veterans of the shuttered Bushwick DIY music venue Emet have tried again in Greenpoint with the Morgan Avenue spot Aviv. [Brooklyn Vegan]

On E. 14th Street, sandwich shop Chubby Mary’s has been replaced by Vegtown Juice and Creperie. [Eater NY]

During the remainder of 2014, New York Cares will collect coats for needy citizens at The Bowery Mission. [NY Times]

This Thursday the Williamsburg Independent Film Festival settles into the Wythe Hotel for a five-night stay. [Brownstoner]

Rapper Wale and his onetime muse Jerry Seinfeld shared a meal at an LES diner, where they filmed online videos to coincide with a Complex magazine cover story. [Stereogum]

Queens-based filmmaker John W. Frisbie launched a $4600 Kickstarter campaign to fund the 90s-era documentary Anytime, Baby: The War for the Squats of the Lower East Side. [Bowery Boogie]