David Bowie Sidewalk Memorial NYC

(Photo by Scott Lynch)

Around midnight on Thursday morning, a 23-year-old man was shot in the left leg on Avenue C near and East 13th Street, then treated at Bellevue Hospital. [NY Post] An NYPD patrol tower has since been installed outside 193 Avenue C. [EV Grieve]

Saturday afternoon, a 30-year-old man was the victim of an random slashing on E. 6th Street in the East Village. He described his assailant as a 20-something Asian man who was about 5-foot-3. [ABC 7 NY]

Twin five-story tenements, located at 100-102 Forsyth Street, were purchased last week for $16 million. [Bowery Boogie] One is home to the eatery Birds & Bubbles and, together, 37 apartments. [The Real Deal]

Meagan Delaney and her LES clothing shop, The Rising States, were the subject of a short fashion photo essay. [T: The New York Times Style Magazine]

Read one writer’s take on the future of Williamsburg if the proposed L train actually shutdown actually occurs. [Motherboard]

Scroll through a slideshow of images taken at Vandal, now open on Bowery. [WWD]

The NYC Tenement House Department released a handful of century-plus-year-old photos of the Lower East Side. [Daily Mail]

On Wednesday evening, Marie Kondo, author of the best-selling The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, will sign copies of her newest book to Barnes & Noble Union Square.