Smorgasburg 2015: Williamsburg, Madonna

(Photo: Scott Lynch)

Police closed a Second Avenue convenience store, alleging stolen property and synthetic marijuana being sold on the premises. [EV Grieve]

East Village landlord Rafael Toledano is being investigated by the state for allegedly harassing his tenants. [NY Daily News]

The team who thought up the Lowline filed paperwork to open a “Lowline Lab” underneath Essex Street Market, where tests will be performed on how to best harvest sunlight. [Bowery Boogie]

In a surprise move, Lit Lounge will reopen on September 11th. [EV Grieve]

A fight outside of La Fogata in Bushwick sent a man to the hospital in critical condition. [Gothamist]

Nathan Bogle, co-founder of the clothing line Rag & Bone, recently sold his Lower East Side home of 13 years. [NY Observer]

Octogenarian twins from North Brooklyn plan to set sail next week for a trip around the world on their boat, “The Peacemaker.” [Patch]

Read all about Bernie Sanders’s groundswell of support in Bushwick. [Metro]

Check out the construction progress at Williamsburg’s first Whole Foods. [Curbed NY]