Adam Purple, the 84-year-old best known for his attempt to save his community Garden of Eden on the Lower East Side, died of an apparent heart attack Monday while riding his bike across the Williamsburg Bridge. [The Villager]
Ben Shaoul’s newest project, located in Alphabet City, will house condos with price tags between $1.3 million and $2.3 million. [The Real Deal]
Tonight at midnight, Once‘s Glen Hansard will perform a benefit concert at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe on Crosby Street. Tickets are $15 and available here.
A new restaurant called Lorenzo’s opened right outside the Jefferson Street L station in Bushwick. [BushwickBOMB]
Kenneth Cole‘s new Bowery store is days away from its debut. [EV Grieve]
Upon completion, the Essex Crossing development will now include a Planet Fitness. [Bowery Boogie]
Rear Window will screen for free tonight at the Elizabeth Street Garden. [The Skint]
For the rest of September, Whole Foods is selling customers unlimited 12-ounce cups of coffee for just a quarter. [Refinery 29]