Drag March 2015, Pride NYC

(Photo: Scott Lynch)

Two teens repeatedly punched an Orthodox Jewish man in the face on Monday night at 11 p.m. near the intersection of Wilson Street and Wythe Avenue.  [CBS NY]

Meanwhile,. police are looking for the assailant who shot a Hasidic man with a paintball gun in Williamsburg on June 29, offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to an arrest. [Brooklyn Paper]

A $1.4 million renovation is underway to convert 7 Ludlow Street into a two-screen art house cinema called Metrograph. [Bowery Boogie]

Thanks to the revival of a pre-existing law, loft landlords and tenants in NYC can begin the years-long application process to legalize “residences” as living spaces if they were not previously zoned as such. [DNA Info]

Several bands scheduled to perform at Williamsburg’s SummerScreen film series backed out because their promoter was learned that the performers weren’t getting a cut of money from Vitamin Water, who paid to include their signage onstage at the events. [Brooklyn Paper]

Rapper Prince Harvey spent four months at the Apple Store Soho secretly recording the album P.H.A.T.A.S.S. [Daily Beast]

Rivington Street Mexican restaurant Calexico shuttered after two years on the Lower East Side. [Bowery Boogie]