Roof Sculpture - Red Square NYC

(Photo: Joel Raskin)

Ray’s Candy Store owner Ray Alvarez, 82, was back at his Avenue A spot this week for the first time following heart valve replacement surgery in June. [EV Grieve]

In Bushwick last Wednesday around 9 p.m., a man fired a gun on Knickerbocker Avenue, hitting a car. [News 12 Brooklyn]

Both Barramundi and 2nd Floor on Clinton will vacate 67 Clinton Street on July 29. [Bowery Boogie]

On July 25, the forty-mile bike trek known as Epic Ride will pedal from Newtown Barge Playground in Greenpoint to Rockaway Beach. [Greenpoint Gazette]

Every Sunday, dozens of Super Smash Bros. players meet up beneath Amancay’s Diner in Bushwick to test their Nintendo skills. [DNA Info]

The place also has a great old-timey jazz night. [Bushwick Daily]

Greenpoint residents are complaining about the stench emanating from the city’s newly placed compost bins. [CBS NY]

Babeland‘s Lower East Side location will have free champagne today at 4 p.m. and its Soho sibling will serve up gratis oysters at 7 p.m. to encourage happy shopping. [The Skint]