(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

Late Tuesday afternoon in Bushwick, cops arrested a 21-year-old smoking synthetic marijuana after they searched him and found real weed and a handgun. [NY Daily News]

Yesterday the Lower East Side’s Stanton Street Shul was vandalized. [The Jewish Press]

Contractor Dilber Kukic, who is being investigated in relation to the East Village gas explosion this spring, accepted a guilty verdict and three years probation in an unrelated bribery case. [NY Post]

Think Coffee will partner with the Grand Street Settlement to open Think Grand Coffee as part of the in-progress Essex Crossing development. All of the java spot’s proceeds will fund Grand Street Settlement programs. [Bowery Boogie]

11 Essex Street, a residential building known for the contentious relationship between tenants and landlord Sion Misrahi, is on the market for $12.5 million. [Bowery Boogie]

According to a new report, Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg has the highest retail rental prices of any street in Brooklyn. [DNA Info]

Alphabet City Mexican restaurant Fonda has introduced its sidewalk cafe. [EV Grieve]

The Times paid a visit to Berlin, the subterranean music venue on Avenue A. [NYT]

Tonight at 6 p.m., Peter Sarsgaard will promote his new film, Experimenter, at Soho’s Apple store. [The Skint]

Watch a recently-gone-viral clip of a Williamsburg rat overtaking a pigeon. [NY Daily News]